The Amazing Work of Poker Photographer Drew Amato

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Some people are just born to accomplish certain things in life. When a person finds his or her calling, then all seems right with the world. When Drew Amato picked up a camera and found his calling, the poker world was truly blessed. 

Take a look at some of this amazing photographer’s truly spectacular portfolio.

Editor’s note: All photographs on this page belong to Drew Amato and/or Poker Central.

Drew Amato power outage

Power outage 10 July at the Rio. Photo via Twitter.

Drew Amato Doyle Brunson

The great Doyle Brunson at the WSOP. Photo via Facebook.

Drew Amato Tony Miles

Tony Miles doubles up while heads-up against John Cynn at the Main Event. Photo via Twitter.

Drew Amato WSOP 2018 Main Event bracelet

The magnificent and highly coveted 2018 WSOP Main Event bracelet. Photo via Facebook.

Drew Amato John Cynn

2018 WSOP Main Event Champion John Cynn at the moment he realized he won. Photo via Twitter.

Drew Amato Phil Ivey

A casual Phil Ivey just before the Super High Roller Bowl. Photo via Facebook.

Drew Amato 2016 WSOP

A great shot from the 2016 WSOP, Rio, Las Vegas. Photo via Facebook.

Drew Amato Phil Hellmuth Nick Schulman Ali Nejad

Phil Hellmuth, Nick Schulman, and Ali Nejad at the WSOP 2018. Photo via Twitter.

Drew Amato Kristy Arnett

Kristy Arnett looking very “in the zone.” Photo via Twitter.

Drew Amato Mike Matusow Daniel Negreanu

Nice to know some guys never break character in this hand with Mike Matusow and Daniel Negreanu. Photo via Twitter.

So, what’s the moral of this story? As is the case with everything else in life, do what you love, love what you do, and everything else will fall into place. I do believe Drew Amato has discovered this simple secret of life.

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About the Author

Natalie Faulk

Natalie Faulk is a Las Vegas-based freelance writer/blogger and the author of several books. She is an avid low-stakes (for now) poker player and huge Vegas Golden Knights fan.



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