Though not a very popular name in the winning tables all over the world; Dimitar Danchev gained his grounds in the familiar territory of poker when he won a major title. This took him to the top of the charts of fame instantly. In the year 2013, when he won the Main Event of the PokerStars game, and cashed more than $1.8 million, he gained instant name and fame and this took him to places where most trend to fear. He started playing the game when he was very young. In his 20s, he started playing the game of poker and winning.