Fedor Holz

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Fedor Holz
Fedor Holz 2018.jpg
Fedor Holz in 2018
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Born (1993-07-25) July 25, 1993 (age 29)
Saarbrücken, Germany
World Series of Poker
Final table(s)5
Money finish(es)16
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
25th, 2015
World Poker Tour
Money finish(es)3
European Poker Tour
Money finish(es)3
Information accurate as of 6 September 2020.

Fedor Holz (born 25 July 1993) is a German professional poker player, originally from Saarbrücken, who focuses on high roller tournaments.[1][2] He was ranked by Pocketfives.com as the best online MTT player in 2014 and 2015. In July 2016, Holz won his first WSOP bracelet, in the $111,111 High Roller For One Drop, winning $4,981,775.[3]


Holz had his first live cash in 2012 at the €500 No Limit Hold'em GPT II Deepstack Series Main Event, where he finished second for €15,320. Holz plays online under the alias CrownUpGuy. In September 2014, he won the World Championship of Online Poker for $1.3 million.[4] In 2015, Holz finished 25th in the World Series of Poker Main Event, cashing for $262,574.[5]

In 2016, Fedor won the Triton Super High Roller for $3,463,500 in January, and finished runner up in the Super High Roller Bowl for $3,500,000 later that year. Holz won his first WSOP bracelet in the $111,111 High Roller for One-Drop event and earned $4,981,775 for the victory.[6] Holz's biggest cash was in 2018 at the $1,000,000 No Limit Hold'em - The Big One for One Drop for $6,000,000.

As of March 2020, Holz is first on the German all-time money list with career live tournament winnings of over $32,500,000.

World Series of Poker[edit]

World Series of Poker bracelets
Year Event Prize money
2016 $111,111 High Roller for One-Drop Hold'em $4,981,775
2020 O $25,000 Heads Up No Limit Hold'em $1,077,025

An "O" following a year denotes bracelet(s) won during the World Series of Poker Online

Personal life[edit]

Holz was born in Germany and currently resides in Vienna, Austria.[7]


  1. ^ Donnie Peters (4 January 2016). "22-Year-Old Fedor Holz Wins Triton Super High Roller $200,000 Cali Cup for $3,072,748". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. ^ Brian Pempus (20 May 2016). "Online Poker: Fedor Holz Winning Big In May". CardPlayer. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  3. ^ Derbyshire, Marty (11 July 2016). "Fedor Holz Analyzes Key Heads-Up Hand on Way to High Roller for One Drop Win". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  4. ^ "What Ever Happened To Fedor Holz?". Casino.org. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  5. ^ Remko Rinkema (13 July 2015). "Fedor Holz Discusses His Big Day 5 Bluff in the WSOP Main Event". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  6. ^ Erik Fast (10 July 2016). "Fedor Holz Wins 2016 World Series of Poker $111,111 High Roller For One Drop". Card Player. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Fedor Holz". GlobalPokerIndex. Retrieved 20 May 2016.

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