Justin Bonomo – ZeeJustin

Justin Bonomo

Nationality: United States of America
Total Live Earnings: $63,796,144 (2nd All-time)
HendonMob Ranking: 2nd US All-time
Info courtesy of TheHendonMob
WSOP Bracelets


EPT Titles


PGT Titles


Triton Poker Titles


Last update: 2024/05/30

Early Life 

Justin Bonomo was born on September 30, 1985, in Virginia, and before poker, he was competing in Magic The Gathering. In 2005, he became the youngest player featured in a televised table at the EPT French Open, finishing in 4th place. 

He climbed in stakes quickly and was recognized as one of the biggest MTT winners in the world. 

World Series of Poker 

Bonomo made his first WSOP appearance in 2007 and cashed in three events with 4th place in a $2,000 No Limit Hold’em event for around $150,000. 

In 2008, he came back and almost got his first WSOP bracelet when he got 2nd in a $5,000 Mixed Hold’em event for $230,159. 

In 2009, he made the final table in the $40,000 No Limit Hold’em event and won more than $400,000. 

He kept cashing and making money but got his first bracelet in 2014. when he won a $1,500 No Limit Hold0em 6-handed event for $449,980. 

Two more bracelets came in 2018 when he won the Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em Championship for $185,965, and on top of that, he won The Big One Drop – $1,000,000 No Limit Hold’em event for $10,000,000. That is the most significant cash in his poker career to this day. 

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 

World Poker Tour

Justin didn’t have spectacular results in WPT, but he got 11 cashes with three final tables. His most significant WPT cash was for 5th place in the $10,000 +400 No Limit Hold’em Five Diamond Main Event, where he won $345,272. He debuted in 2005, where he cashed in $ 7,800 + 200 WPT Main Event – No Limit Hold’em for $15,600.

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 WPT Results

2016$10,400 Five Diamond World Poker Classic5th$345,272
2021WOC Super High Roller Championship3rd$155,695
2006Five Diamond World Poker Classic $15,000 Doyle Brunson North American Poker Classic7th$152,230
2008Borgata Winter Open $9,700 Championship8th$135,243
2007PokerStars Caribbean Poker Adventure $7,800 Championship11th$77,702

European Poker Tour

His EPT debut came in 2005 when he finished 4th in €2,000 EPT Tournament – No Limit Hold’em for $40,815; his biggest EPT win came in 2012 when he won €98,500 + 1,500 No Limit Hold’em – Super High Roller 8 Max for $2,165,217. Four days later, he added another 4th place in €25,000 + 500 No Limit Hold’em – 8 Max High Roller for $351,187.

2018, he also won two of Monte Carlo’s €25,000 High Rollers for $457,356 and $311,268. On top of that, a few days prior, he had one 4th and one 5th place for a total of $765,729,

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 EPT Results

2012Grand Final, Monte Carlo €100,000 Super High Roller1st€1,640,000
2018Monte Carlo €100,000 Super High Roller5th€401,000
2018Monte Carlo €25,000 High Roller1st€378,000
2012Grand Final, Monte Carlo €25,000 High Roller4th€266,000
2018Monte Carlo €25,000 High Roller1st€259,700

Triton Poker Series

Justin’s first Triton Poker win was HK$ 250,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Ante Only in 2019. and it was in South Korea. That win earned him $586,114.
The same year, in August, he played in the Triton Poker High Roller Series in London and got 1st place, 2nd place, and 15th place in one week.

1st and 2nd place came from £ 100,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Main Event, and £ 250,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Ante Only “Les Ambassadeurs Private Event” earning him $3,248,728, and $4,135,129. These were also Justin’s most significant Triton Poker results.

A few years later, he won 3rd and 8th place for $552,500 and $491,000 in Monaco and Cyprus events.

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 Triton Poker Results

2019HK$ 250,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Ante Only €100,000 Super High Roller1st$586,114
2019£100,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Main Event1st$3,248,728
2019£250,000 No Limit Hold’em – Short Deck Ante Only “Les Ambassadeurs Private Event”2nd$4,135,129
2023$40,000 No Limit Hold’em – 8-Handed3rd$552,500
2023$125,000 + 7,500 No Limit Hold’em – Triton Main Event8th$491,000

PokerGo Tour

In 2021, Justin had his first PGT cash, and it was 2nd place in the $300,000 No Limit Hold’em – Super High Roller Bowl event for $1,890,000, and that was the start of a hot run.

In the same year, he added one 2nd and one 1st place for an additional $260,000.

In 2022, Justin continued to play in PGT events and had success, winning two 1st and two 3rd places, adding a few more final tables on top.

In 2023, he had only one win, and it was in the $25,000 + 200 No Limit Hold’em – Poker Masters event that got him $333,000. He also had many final tables and cashes, but there were better years than 2023, even tho he earned just over $1 million in PGT.

Justin Bonomo’s Top 5 PokerGo Tour Results

2021$300,000 No Limit Hold’em – Super High Roller Bowl2nd $1,890,000
2022$300,000 No Limit Hold’em – Super High Roller Bowl VII4th$720,000
2022$10,000 No Limit Hold’em – Aria High Roller #351st$119,600
2023$ 50,000 No Limit Hold’em – U.S. Poker Open4th$203,500
2023$ 25,000 + 200 No Limit Hold’em – Poker Masters1st$333,000


Bonomo was caught entering major online poker tournaments using multiple accounts.

Multi-accounting, which is against terms of service at all poker sites and a form of cheating, is when an online poker player plays under multiple accounts or plays under someone else’s account.

In 2006, Bonomo entered and won a tournament on Partypoker for a six-figure score. During the event, he was caught playing under six different screen names. He was immediately banned from the poker site for life.

Many people have forgotten about this happening or have never heard of it.

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