Chris Björin

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Chris Björin
Nickname(s) None
Residence London, United Kingdom
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 62
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
9th, 1997
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 3
Information accurate as of 21 July 2011.

Christer "Chris" Björin is a Swedish professional poker player, now based in London, England. Throughout his career, Björin has kept a relatively low profile and avoided many televised poker tournaments and interviews.

Poker[edit]

Björin has been a regular at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) since the early 1990s, and has won two WSOP bracelets.

He has also finished in the money in the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event in 1992, 1997, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Björin has participated in the World Poker Tour, but has not yet made a final table. He did, however, make a final table in the first season of the Professional Poker Tour.

His highest finish in the WSOP Main Event was 9th-place finish in 1997. He also cashed multiple times at the World Series of Poker Europe including a 3rd-place finish at the 2010 WSOPE £2,650 Six Handed No Limit Hold'em event.

Björin finished 2nd in the 2012 English Poker Open taking £49,680 in prize money.[1]

As of July 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $5,000,000.[2] His 61 cashes at the WSOP account for $2,202,542 of those winnings.[3]

As of July 2015, he is ranked as 2nd in the all time Sweden poker rankings.[4]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1997 $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha $169,200
2000 $3,000 No Limit Hold'em $334,110

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.englishpokeropen.com/previous/2012/final-standings/
  2. ^ Hendon Mob tournament results
  3. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com
  4. ^ RankingHero Sweden Rankings