Jan Vang Sørensen
|Jan Vang Sørensen|
|Born||Jan Vang Hansen
c. 1960 (age 56–57)
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
He legally changed his name from Hansen (his father's surname) to Sørensen (his mother's maiden name) between 2002 and 2005.
Sørensen had learnt poker whilst traveling during his football career and is considered to be a seven-card stud specialist.
At the 2004 WSOP, Sørensen made his first money finish in the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event, finishing 182nd. He also cashed in the 2007 WSOP main event, finishing in the money in 602nd place.
Sørensen has also cashed on the World Poker Tour (WPT), including a final table appearance at the fourth season Doyle Brunson North American Poker Championship, where he finished 5th at a final table also featuring Minh Ly, Dan Harrington and Gavin Smith.
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,000,000.
World Series of Poker Bracelets
|2002||$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha||$185,000|
|2005||$5,000 Seven Card Stud||$293,275|
- Jonas Hüttel, "Verdensmesteren", Ekstra Bladet article, January 19, 2006
- Butt, Robert. "Jan Sorensen - Results". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- Lucchesi, Ryan (2008-11-17). "Jan Sorensen Wins the 2008 Master Classics of Poker". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- Butt, Robert. "Jan Sorensen - Stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-11-18.