Was poker the highest paying game last year?

Updated answer:

The WSOP Main Event actually doesn't have the biggest prize for the winner; -

The Big One for One Drop tournament at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) tournament has a 1 million dollar buy-in. The winner of the 2014 One Drop tournament was Daniel Colman, with a payout of 15.3 million. The first edition (2012) prize was a whopping $18,346,673!