Poker professional Alan Keating has had a decades-long career in the professional gambling industry. On Dec. 22, 2022, Keating broke records winning the biggest pot in U.S. livestream poker history. After “rivering a flush, Keating called a shove from opponent Handz to scoop the eye-watering amount,” reported Poker News.
So, just how much did Keating win? Roughly $1.2 million. Following the big win, Keating modestly stated that he was happy about the win but also felt bad for Handz. So, where does Alan Keating's net worth stand now?
Alan Keating likes to keep his personal life private.
Keating was born in Saratoga, Calif., on Oct. 12, 1987. According to Card Player, Keating first came on the scene in 2007, when he won $3,408 in event 15 of No-Limit Hold'em in the World Series of Poker.
Keating had his first Full Tilt Online Poker Series win in 2007 as well, playing under the username "Kadabra." He earned $147,099.
From the get-go, it was clear that Keating knew what he was doing. Seven days after his first win in the 2007 World Series of Poker, he ranked 102nd, with winnings of $58,570. Once the World Series event of 2007 ended, he made his way to the 2007 Heartland Poker Tour in Gary, Ind., where he won $3,824. As his career continued, Keating was successful, which was reflected in his earnings.
In 2009, he ranked 19th in the World Series of Poker, winning $14,413 there, and then placing 5th at the 2009 Bellagio Summer Dailies, securing $9,015. As his career progressed, Keating won thousands of dollars at various World Series of Poker events and the Five Diamond Classic. In 2010, he won $245,000 in the Poker Stars Spring Championship of Online Poker.
Here are a few of Keating's live poker stats.
During the Five Diamond Classic in 2015, Keating played No-Limit Hold'em and earned $21,074.
- Recorded total earnings: a total of $239,711
- World Series of Poker winnings: $203,155
- World Poker Tour: $21,074
Keating came close to beating his earnings in live poker of $58,570 in 2007 during the 2010 game at the 41st Annual World Series of Poker, where he took home $41,967. Now, with a new record under his belt, Keating has a set the bar high for other live poker players. He also now has a new record to beat.
Net worth: $15 million (unconfirmed)
Alan Keating is a well-known professional poker player.
Birthdate: Oct. 12, 1987
Birthplace: Sarasota, Calif.
Thanks to poker, Alan Keating has an impressive net worth.
Given that Keating's profession positions him to receive large sums of money in a very short time, one would assume he's a rich man. His net worth hasn't been confirmed, but it's rumored by Unplugged With NGL to be $15 million. And some poker fans on Reddit have suggested that his net worth is significantly higher—$500 million, to be exact.