Justin Bonomo

Justin Bonomo

Justin Bonomo

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$62,927,482 total poker live earnings

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Profile

name
Justin Bonomo
Nationality
United States
GPI Rank
69
WPT Wins
0
total poker live earnings
$62,927,482

Biography

Justin ZeeJustin Bonomo is one of the most known poker players in the world and has been a fixture of the super high roller and high roller circuit for a number of years. He currently sits on top of the The Hendon Mob All-Time Money List with over $57 million in live tournament earnings.

Intro

Justin Bonomo is a professional poker player currently residing in Vancouver, Canada. He is also a well-recognized live and online player known by his alias ZeeJustin. From 2008 to 2010 Bonomo was member of the Bodog Poker online poker site’s team pro.

Bonomo has won three World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets throughout his career, most notably triumphing in the $1 million buy-in The Big One for One Drop at the 2018 WSOP for a career best score of $10 million. He has also won over $1 million on the World Poker Tour (WPT) and has also won several titles while playing the European Poker Tour (EPT).

World Series of Poker

Bonomo made his first WSOP appearance in 2007. He cashed in three events that year with a fourth-place finish in the $2,000 No-Limit Holdem event for over $150,000 as his biggest win. Then in 2008 Bonomo made two more money finishes coming just short of his first WSOP bracelet when he finished in second place at the $5,000 Mixed Holdem event for $230,159.

He then collected six more cashes at the 2009 World Series making a final table at the $40,000 No-Limit Hold’em - 40th Anniversary event for more than $400,000. Then in 2011 he scored four more WSOP cashes, plus another runner-up finish at the $2,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw event taking home $117,305. In 2012 Bonomo collected six more WSOP money finishes including the 20,150 he received for the 48th place at the WSOP Europe Main Event.

Two years later at the 2014 WSOP, Bonomo picked up his first gold bracelet after topping the 1,58-entry field in Event #11: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed. He took home $449,980 after he beat Mike Sowers at heads-up play.

Bonomo then racked up a brace of bracelets in 2018. Firstly, he won the prestigious Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship for $185,965 and then achieved the biggest score of his career just a few weeks later after taking down the Event #78: The Big One for One Drop - $1,000,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $10,000,000.

Justin Bonomo’s WSOP Bracelet Wins

Year Event Entries Prize
2014 $1,500 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 1,587 $449,980
2018 $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em 27 $10,000,000
2018 $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship 114 $185,965

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 WSOP Cashes

Year Event Place Prize
2018 $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em 1st $10,000,000
2016 $50,000 Poker Players Championship 2nd $801,048
2021 $50,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em 8-Handed 2nd $156,040
2014 $1,500 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 1st $449,980
2009 $40,000 No-Limit Hold’em - 40th Anniversary Event 5th $413,165

World Poker Tour

In 2005, Justin burst onto the poker scene with a couple of solid performances including the 30th place finish at the WPT PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The following year, he scored big with three final tables in preliminary events at the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic in Las Vegas for well over $100,000 total. When the Main Event rolled around, Bonomo ran deep and ended up in seventh place for $152,230.

Things kept on working out for the positive for Bonomo in 2007. He first placed eleventh in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Championship Event for over $75,000 and then a couple months later hit another score over $75,000 for a nice run at the WPT World Championship. In 2008, Bonomo decided to one up his overall numbers from the previous year when he made a total of over $625,000. One of his biggest scores that year was an eighth place at the Borgata Winter Open for $135,243.

Despite having picked up titles on every other circuit, Bonomo has yet to add a WPT title to his vast collection but has pulled off some impressive scores on the tour since 2008.

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 WPT Results

Year Event Place Prize
2016 $10,400 Five Diamond World Poker Classic 5th $345,272
2021 WOC Super High Roller Championship 3rd $155,695
2006 Five Diamond World Poker Classic $15,000 Doyle Brunson North American Poker Classic 7th $152,230
2008 Borgata Winter Open $9,700 Championship 8th $135,243
2007 PokerStars Caribbean Poker Adventure $7,800 Championship 11th $77,702

European Poker Tour

Justin Bonomo scored his biggest EPT win in 2012 when he took down the 100,000 Super High Roller event at the Grand Final in Monte Carlo for 1,640,000. During that same Grand Final Bonomo scored another two big cashes. He collected 266,000 for the fourth place finish at the 25,000 High Roller tournament and 35,000 for the 28th place at the 10,000 Main Event.

Bonomo achieved two more wins at the Monte Carlo stop of the 2018 EPT, winning two editions of the Monte Carlo 25,000 High Roller.

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 EPT Results

Year Event Place Prize
2012 Grand Final, Monte Carlo 100,000 Super High Roller 1st 1,640,000
2018 Monte Carlo 100,000 Super High Roller 5th 401,000
2018 Monte Carlo 25,000 High Roller 1st 378,000
2012 Grand Final, Monte Carlo 25,000 High Roller 4th 266,000
2018 Monte Carlo 25,000 High Roller 1st 259,700

Other Achievements

In 2007 Bonomo took fifth place in the Caesars Palace Classic for over $160,000. Then in 2009, he was able to get another nice distinct win under his belt. Bonomo captured the $5,000 Championship Event at the WSOP Circuit at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The road wasnt easy, especially during heads-up play. Bonomo battled with professional Michael The Grinder Mizrachi for around four hours total, but eventually walked away with the $227,692 first-place prize.

Sponsorship

From 2008 to 2010 Justin Bonomo was sponsored by the Bodog Poker online poker site and represented Team Bodog in live tournaments around the world.

Did you know?

  • On February 19, 2005, Bonomo became the youngest player at that time to make a televised final table at the EPT French Open in Deauville, France. He was 19 years, 5 months, and 20 days old.
  • In 2007 Bonomo donated $13,250 to the SENS life extension research project.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #95: $1,000 Super Turbo No-Limit Hold’em 198th $1,601
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #29: $100,000 High Roller 7th $362,279
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #23: $50,000 High Roller (8-Handed) 6th $295,169
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #19: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout 23rd $14,330
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #2: $25,000 High Roller (6-Handed) 29th $43,750
2023 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$250,000 PSPC Super High Roller 6th $664,900
2023 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$10,300 PCA Main Event 44th $29,400
2023 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$25,000 8-Handed 1st $574,529
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 83rd $8,085
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #83: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 10th $100,000
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #68: $1,000 Million Dollar Bounty 715th $2,070
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #38: $50,000 High Roller 2nd $700,228
2021 WPT World Online ChampionshipsEvent #12: $25,500 Super High Roller Championship 3rd $155,695
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH - $1M for 1st [Final Day], $5M GTD 432nd $2,889
2021 GG Spring FestivalH-109: $25,500 Sunday 5 Million 22nd $48,982
2021 GGPoker Super MILLION$ WeekSuper MILLION$ Main Event $10,300, $10M Gtd. 50th $42,379
2020 GGPoker WSOP Winter Online CircuitWSOPC #2: $10,300 Super MILLION$ High Roller, $5M Gtd. 30th $35,864
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #79: $25,000 Heads Up No Limit Hold’em [People’s Choice Event, Most Popular] 6th $194,469
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet EventsEvent #73: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 213th $2,384
2020 Super High Roller Bowl Online$102,000 Super High Roller Bowl 1st $1,775,000
PokerStars SCOOP 2020SCOOP-74-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event], $5M Gtd 74th $21,662
2019 Wynn Winter Classic$5,300 Championship Event 25th $19,797
2019 Triton Super High Roller Series London100,000 Short Deck Main Event 1st £2,670,000
2019 Triton Super High Roller Series London100,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event 15th £201,600
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #79: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em 22nd $10,387
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #45: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller 31st $43,270
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #36: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout 10th $12,937
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #29: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship 19th
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #8: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold’em 11th $19,591
2019 US Poker OpenUSPO #5 - $25,000 NLH 9th $44,250
2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$25,000 Single-Day High Roller II 1st $383,650
2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$50,000 Single-Day High Roller 4th $149,720
2018 Caribbean Poker Party$10,300 High Roller 4th $160,000
2018 Poker MastersEvent #6: $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6th $141,000
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #78: The Big One for One Drop - $1,000,000 No-Limit Hold’em 1st $10,000,000
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #20: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 29th $12,331
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #16: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship 1st $185,965
2018 Super High Roller Bowl$300,000 Super High Roller Bowl 1st $5,000,000
2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona25K Super High Roller 8th €60,000
2018 US Poker OpenUSPO #01 $10,000 No Limit Hold’em 1st $190,400
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$25,000 High Roller 4th $310,150
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$100,000 Super High Roller 2nd $1,077,800
2017 Poker MastersEvent #5 $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em 5th $216,000
2017 Poker MastersEvent #4 $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em 4th $175,500
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #40: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better 5th $37,441
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #24: $1,500 Limit Hold’em 79th $2,381
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #16: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 41st $8,187
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #11: $1,500 Dealers Choice 6-Handed 10th $7,973
2017 Super High Roller Bowl$300,000 Super High Roller Bowl 7th $600,000
2017 PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino25,500 Single-Day High Roller 4th €205,100
2017 PokerStars Championship Panama$50,000 Super High Roller 3rd $237,680
2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas$5,000 Main Event 137th $7,260
2015 Aussie Millions$100,000 Challenge 4th 800,000 AUD
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #63: $1,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix 24th $4,775
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #59: $3,000 Omaha Hi-Low 18th $11,191
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #22: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship 15th $21,958
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #11: $1,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 1st $449,980
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #5: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship 2nd $219,565
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #37: $5,000 Limit Hold’em 9th $19,863
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #16: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em 3rd $110,485
2012 PokerStars.com EPT SanremoMain Event 36th €16,000
2012 World Series of Poker EuropeEvent #7: 10,450 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event 48th €20,150
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 48: $3,000 Limit Hold’em 19th $5,799
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 36: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout 18th $9,086
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 25: $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout 15th $3,088
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 13: $1,500 Limit Hold’em 75th $2,453
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 3: $3,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha 55th $3,395
The 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final25,000 High Roller 4th €266,000
The 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand FinalMain Event 28th €35,000
The 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final100,000 Super High Roller 1st €1,640,000
Epic Poker League Event #1Main Event 18th $43,190
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #49: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit) 2nd $117,305
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $1,500 No-Limit Holdem 109th $4,242
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #24: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout 21st $13,368
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #19: $2,500 Limit Hold’em / Six Handed 35th $4,743
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $25,000 No-Limit Holdem / Six Handed 18th $58,699
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #23: $2,500 Limit Hold’em / Six Handed 32nd $5,202
2010 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure2010 PCA Main Event 75th $28,000
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 57 - $10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold’em 442nd $25,027
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 56 - $5,000 Six-handed No Limit Hold’em 63rd $11,297
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 53 - $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo 8-or-better 48th $2,696
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 39 - $1,500 No Limit Hold’em 256th $2,890
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 26 - $1,500 Limit Hold’em 0th $4,871
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 2 - $40,000 No Limit Hold’em 5th $413,166
2009 WSOP Circuit Event - Caesars Las Vegas$5,150 Circuit Championship Event 1st $237,692
2008 World Series of PokerEvent 25 - $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold’em World Championship 35th $14,438
2008 World Series of PokerEvent 4 - $5,000 Mixed Hold’em (Limit/No Limit) 2nd $230,159
2008 WSOP Circuit Event - Caesars Las Vegas$5,000 Circuit Championship Event 5th $96,612
2007 World Series of PokerEvent 52 - $1,000 No Limit Holdem w/ rebuys 55th $8,067
WPT $25,000 Championship - BellagioWPT Championship Main Event 35th $77,350