Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen is an old school veteran that comes in mind whenever someone says "Poker Pro". Read all about him right here.

Gus Hansen Biography

Gus Hansen is one of the original big time poker players, along with the likes of Daniel Negreanu, and Phil Ivey. An old school veteran if you like. Hansen was born in Denmark in 1974, and turned professional in 1997. He is very much a sports man, with a youth tennis championship under his belt. This motivation and drive has helped Hansen become on of the faces you think of when someone mentions 'Poker Pro'.

He has several huge tournament titles to his name such as the Aussie Millions Main Event, and a World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) bracelet. Gus Hansen has always been a regular player in 'Bobby's Room' in the Bellagio Casino, Las Vegas. Plenty of super high rolling poker plays could probably call this room their second home.

As expected, he has made several appearances on the TV series High Stakes Poker. He is also the only player ever to win three WPT titles.

Fun Fact: Hansen was a fantastic Backgammon player when he was younger, and used this experience to commentate on the World Series of Backgammon back in 2008.

Sexy Fact: Hansen was voted in the top 50 Sexiest Men Alive in People Magazine in 2004.

Outside Poker Hansen was in the group that formed the website, which launched back in 2003.

Interestingly, this is actually now known as the very popular room Betfair Poker.

He has also been known to take huge bets on sports games and the like, with other professional poker players.

Hansen also appeared in an instructional DVD series titled 'Texas Hold'Em Poker Advanced Strategies with Gus Hansen' in 2005. He also launched GusHansenTV in 2009 over the internet, which was a free poker channel.

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Gus Hansen firing three barrels against Smirnov

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Gus Hansen faced with a decision for all of his chips and has a clock called on him

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Gus Hansen vs Paul Phua - Unlucky Rundown

Gus Hansen in a really tough spot vs Paul Phua

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Aussie Millions SHR - Important Pot between Tom Dwan and Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen and Tom Dwan both hitting the board super hard

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Three of the biggest names in poker past and present locked horns this past week in Bobby’s Room, battling it out in a high-stakes $1500/3000 cash game.

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Gus Hansen, a popular figure on the original Poker After Dark is back on the show’s new, exclusively online incarnation, playing PLO.

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Gus Hansen Loses a €500,000 Pot to Leon Tsoukernik

Gus Hansen recently told about his gambling trip to the Kings Casino in Rozvadov where he clashed with the casino’s owner Leon Tsoukernik in a gigantic pot.

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Former French pro Ludovic Lacay quit poker to become a intern at a British tech startup company - here’s the reason why.

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Gus Hansen in Court!

Gus Hansen has posted clips of himself outside a courthouse in Copenhagen where he is suing his former friend and business partner.

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Finnish PLO legend Ilari ‘Ziigmund’ Sahamies took on a new challenge this year when he was one of 16 contestants who took part in the Finnish version of TV reality show ‘Survivor’.

Daniel Negreanu Reveals His Most Painful Lost Hand

While promoting the freshly announced PokerStars Players Championship, Daniel Negreanu revealed which of the hands he lost hurts him the most still.

Gus Hansen is Retooling His Game For 2018

The Great Dane is back and he is making some adjustments and plans to become more active at the poker tables in 2018.