The Top 5 Scandinavian Poker Players To Watch
In recent times, many quality poker players have emerged from Scandinavian countries, to make their stamp on the world poker scene.
Born in Denmark in 1985, Eastgate was introduced to poker at an early age. He enrolled in Aarhus University as an economics major but he didn't finish his studies as he left to play poker full time.In 2008, Peter Eastgate played at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas where he made his biggest win in his entire career. Peter made history since the “poker boom” to win the second biggest prize money in poker since Jamie Gold.
His first place winning in WSOP that year was a whopping $9,152,416. Peter became the 9th person on record to win big prize money in a single win, and he became the first in Denmark’s all time money list beating his fellow Denmark poker big player, Gus Hansen. Peter also broke Phil “The Poker Brat” Hellmuth’s record of being the youngest WSOP big time winner at the age of 24. Peter was only 22 years old at that time. As of 2014 his total tournament earnings reach $11,131,450, placing him 17th in the all-time money list.
Published 10 months agoAlec Torelli Hand Of The Day: Dwan vs Greenstein $919k Pot
Poker professional and coach Alec Torelli takes us back in time to discuss a hand played between Tom Dwan and Barry Greenstein dur...
Published 1 year agoHigh Stakes Poker - Negreanu and Eastgate Both Flop Big
Daniel Negreanu and Peter Eastgate both like their hands on the flop in this big hand from High Stakes Poker filmed at the Golden ...
Published 4 years agoPhil Galfond - $100/200 HU vs Peter Eastgate Part 6/6
Part 6 Phil Galfond review series against Peter Eastgate playing 4 tables Heads Up on Pokerstars at $20kNL.
Published 4 years agoPhil Galfond - $100/200 HU vs Peter Eastgate Part 5/6
Part 5 of Phil Galfond review series against Peter Eastgate playing 4 tables Heads Up on Pokerstars at $20kNL.