Dominik Nitsche in 2018
|Nickname(s)||Bounatirou (PokerStars), JustLuck1337 (Full Tilt)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
Nitsche began playing poker online in 2006, amassing winnings exceeding $3 million. In 2009, playing in his first live poker tournament, he won a Latin American Poker Tour event in Mar del Plata, Argentina, earning $381,000. In 2012 he won his first World Series of Poker bracelet, outlasting a field of 4,620 in a $1,000 No Limit Hold'em tournament and earning $654,000. Later that same year he won a World Poker Tour title in South Africa. The next year he made the final table of the same tournament before finishing in 4th place.
In 2014 Nitsche added two WSOP bracelets. First, he won the WSOP National Championship for $352,000. He then won another $1,000 NLHE tournament, becoming at age 23 the youngest player to win 3 bracelets (Phil Ivey was 26 when he won his third). He also made the final table of the WSOP Europe Main Event in 2013, finishing in 3rd place.
As of 2018, his live tournament winnings exceed $14,600,000. His 33 WSOP cashes equal $6,280,000 of those earnings.
World Series of Poker Bracelets
|2012||$1,000 No Limit Hold'em||$654,797|
|2014||$10,000 WSOP National Championship||$352,800|
|2014||$1,000 No Limit Hold'em||$335,659|
|2017E||€111,111 High Roller for One Drop No Limit Hold'em||€3,487,463|
- Fast, Erik (5 November 2017). "Dominik Nitsche Wins 2017 World Series of Poker Europe $111,111 One Drop High Roller". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 5 November 2017.