Draft:Morten Klein

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    Morten Klein
    Born1969 (age 53–54)
    OccupationInvestor

    Morten Klein (born 1969) is a Norwegian businessman, entrepreneur and investor. He is the owner and chairman of a multiple investment companies in real estate and technology. In 2000, he was a bar manager and reality participant in the reality series Baren.[1] He has also won several awards in poker tournaments and was named Norwegian champion in 2011.[2][3][4]

    Career[edit]

    Reality participant[edit]

    Klein worked as a doorman in Oslo in his 20s, later becoming a bartender and reality participant in the TV series Baren in 2000.[1]

    Poker[edit]

    Klein was ranked as Norway's champion in Fixed Limit Poker in 2011.[5] He took second place in the World Poker Tour in 2012[5] and third place in the Pokerstars European Poker Tour Nordic Open in Copenhagen 2010[6]. Klein began his investment career with the money he earned during this time. [7]

    Investments[edit]

    Klein collaborated with Cherry Group in 2001 and started NorgesAutomaten with Bjørn Grene, Arild Karlsen and Lorand Andreassen. In 2010 it was sold to Cherry Group where Klein is still a major shareholder.

    The Klein Group consists of a number of firms that invest in real estate, technology, media, entertainment and e-commerce. Morten Klein has the largest shareholding, with Romson Invest AS and Martin Bentzen AS on the board.[8]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ a b Eikeland, Stavrum & (2022-03-24). "Dørvakt gjorde superkarriere: Nå er han god for to milliarder". Nettavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    2. ^ "Morten Klein tar regningen og redder Norsk Pokerforbund - Poker.no". www.poker.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). 2020-10-22. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    3. ^ "Morten Klein's profile on The Hendon Mob". The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    4. ^ "Morten Klein | Kapital". www.kapital.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    5. ^ a b "Morten Klein - Coach". Pokerskole i Norge | Coaching, arrangør og kursleverandør. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    6. ^ Kvatningen, Janne Bjergli, Roy (2010-02-21). "Morten (41) vant 1,5 millioner". Nettavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    7. ^ "Gründeren bak Norgesautomaten ble mangemillionær på gambling > Jackpot 6000 – Norges guide for spilleautomater og casino!". Jackpot 6000 – Norges guide for spilleautomater og casino! (in Norwegian Bokmål). 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
    8. ^ "Klein Group – Home". www.kleingroup.no. Retrieved 2022-11-11.