Christer Johansson (poker player)

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Christer Johansson
ResidenceMalmö, Sweden
BornLars Christer Johansson
30 July 1970 (1970-07-30) (age 48)
Stockholm, Sweden
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)3
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)2
Money finish(es)3
European Poker Tour
Final table(s)1
Money finish(es)4

Lars Christer Johansson (born 30 July 1970[1] in Stockholm) is a Swedish professional sports bettor and poker player, based in Malmö.

Johansson started by playing draw poker with his family, but now concentrates on texas hold 'em.

Johansson defeated "Rocky" Ross Boatman to win the ATS 1,000,000 first prize at the 2000 Vienna Spring Festival and went on to cash in the World Series of Poker for the first time in his poker career in 2002.

In February 2003, Johansson won the World Poker Tour (WPT) first season Grand Prix de Paris event, taking home the €500,000 first prize after defeating a final table including Allen Cunningham and Tony G.

In September 2005, Johansson finished 2nd in the European Poker Tour (EPT) second season Barcelona Open, outlasting both Patrik Antonius and Gus Hansen at the final table.

In April 2009, Johansson won the Irish Poker Open, after defeating Kara Scott heads-up to take home the €600,000 first prize.

Johansson has also appeared in the World Heads-Up Poker Championship and the William Hill Poker Grand Prix.

As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,300,000.

Johansson is one of the owners of the online poker site Pokerducks.


  1. ^ Lars Christer Johansson (1970-07-30). "Ratsit – Gratis upplysning på företag och privatpersoner". Retrieved 2012-01-23.

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