Chris Björin

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Chris Björin
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)62
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
9th, 1997
World Poker Tour
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 career[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


  1. ^ "EPO 2012 Final Standings - English Poker Open 2013". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Chris Bjorin's profile on The Hendon Mob". The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  3. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings,
  4. ^ "Sweden - Ranking Hero". RankingHero. Retrieved August 10, 2017.