Eric Froehlich at the 2005 World Series of Poker
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|Information accurate as of 27 December 2009.|
Eric Froehlich (born February 9, 1984) is an American professional poker player, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. As of 2009, Froehlich's total live tournament winnings exceed $1,300,000. His 16 cashes at the WSOP account for $867,783 of those winnings.
World Series of Poker bracelets
In the first year he was eligible to enter a World Series of Poker (WSOP) event (2005), Froehlich won a bracelet in the $1,500 limit Texas hold 'em event, winning $303,908. This made him the youngest player ever to win a bracelet up to that time.
Shortly after Froehlich's status as the youngest bracelet winner of all time he was overtaken by Jeff Madsen during the 2006 World Series of Poker then Steve Billirakis at the 2007 World Series of Poker, and then in September 2007 at the inaugural World Series of Poker Europe, Norwegian poker player Annette Obrestad won the £10,000 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Championship at the age of 18 to become the youngest World Series of Poker bracelet winner ever.
|2005||$1,500 Limit Hold'em||$303,908|
|2006||$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/ Rebuys||$299,675|
Magic: The Gathering TCG
In addition to playing poker, Froehlich is also a prominent player of the Magic: The Gathering trading card game. Froehlich was a keen sports player when younger, involved in baseball, basketball and football, but suffered an injury and got involved in Magic: The Gathering, like his later friend David Williams. He has made the Top 8 of three Pro Tours and nine Grand Prix events. The majority of Froehlich's Grand Prix Top 8s have come in team events, in which he has teamed with such prominent professional players as Kamiel Cornelissen, Jon Finkel and Brian Kibler.
|2001–02||Pro Tour||San Diego||Rochester Draft||10–13 January 2002||8|
|2001–02||Grand Prix||New Jersey||Team Limited||29–30 June 2002||4|
|2002–03||Grand Prix||Amsterdam||Team Limited||7–8 June 2003||2|
|2003–04||Grand Prix||Washington DC||Team Limited||17–18 April 2004||4|
|2006||Grand Prix||Madison, Wisconsin||Team Constructed||25–26 March 2006||3|
|2010||Nationals||Minneapolis||Special||20–23 August 2010||5|
|2010||Grand Prix||Toronto||Sealed and Booster Draft||23–24 October 2010||5|
|2010||Worlds||Chiba||Special||9–12 December 2010||5|
|2012–13||Grand Prix||Anaheim||Block Constructed||26–27 May 2012||4|
|2012–13||Grand Prix||San Jose||Team Limited||13-14 October 2012||3|
|2012–13||Pro Tour||Montreal||Standard and Booster Draft||15–17 February 2013||4|
|2012–13||Grand Prix||San Diego||Modern||16–17 March 2013||3|
|2012–13||Grand Prix||Pittsburgh||Sealed and Booster Draft||23–24 March 2013||4|
Last updated: 6 June 2013
Source: Event Coverage at Wizards.com
- World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com
- "Grand Prix Top 8 Lists". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 14 October 2011.