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WSOP One Drop Champ Dan Colman named Top Player in 2014

It wasn't hard picking the one poker player who shined over the rest in 2014. Dan Colman, who won several huge tournaments along with $22,389,481 overall, was recently named the 2014 Bluff Player of the Year. Here are the final standings from Bluff:

1. Daniel Colman – 1,447.70 points
2. Mike Leah – 1,149.64 points
3. Dan Smith – 949.35 points
4. Ami Barer – 930.79 points
5. Ole Schemion – 927.56 points

Colman burst on to the world poker stage last summer, when he won the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop along with $15,306,668. But he also added some infamy to this victory when he claimed that poker is a "dark game" that preys on certain players' addictions. Colman continued by stating that he doesn't owe poker anything and he won't promote the game.

Despite his negative view, poker was definitely generous to the 24-year-old. Along with winning the Big One, Colman also took titles in the EPT Grand Final Super High Roller ($2,127,398), Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open ($1,446,710) and WPT Alpha8 ($957,396). Overall, he made 9 final tables en route to earning the aforementioned $22.39 million.

Based on his rant from the summer, it's hard to tell if Colman will be in poker for the long haul. After all, he's already become a very rich man thanks to the previous year and made comments about how he wants to quit after 2015.

But on the positive side, he also had a very good trip with Olivier Busquet to see the One Drop charity team in action in Ecuador and Honduras. Both poker players saw first-hand the good work that One Drop is doing to change lives by providing clean drinking water. Given that the WSOP raises a lot of money for One Drop, maybe Colman could change his tune on poker.