Andreas Høivold

Andreas Høivold (born 1972 in Sunderland, England), is a Norwegian  professional Poker player.

He became famous when he came 3rd in Poker Million V in 2006, despite only turning pro 7 months prior, and since then has won an EPT event in Dortmund, for which he won €672,000.

He has cashed 3 times in the World Series of Poker, with total earnings of just under $18,000.

His current sponsor is Ladbrokes, who signed him up after his 3rd place finish in Poker Million V.

He states his poker idols are Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, and fellow Scandinavian Gus Hansen, who he says are the players he respects the most.

As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,000,000.[1]

Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreas_H%C3%B8ivold


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