Jesper Hougaard

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Jesper Hougaard
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Hougaard after winning Event #36 at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Residence Copenhagen, Denmark
Born c. 1984 (age 32–33)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Final table(s) 2
Money finish(es) 9
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
108th, 2010
Information accurate as of 16 July 2010.

Jesper Hougaard (born c. 1984) is a poker player from Copenhagen, Denmark[1] who has won two bracelets at the World Series of Poker.[2]

Hougaard won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in a $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event in 2008. Later that same year, he won another bracelet in the £1,500 No Limit Hold'em event at the second World Series of Poker Europe in London. With his second bracelet, Hougaard became the first player to win a bracelet in Las Vegas and London.

His other poker accomplishments include a 356th-place finish in the 2007 Main Event, and a victory in the online tournament Sunday Million on PokerStars for $147,000 (April 2008).

Jesper Hougaard is co-founder of the Danish department of the international poker community Donkr.com.

Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Hougaard was a member of the National Table Tennis team in Denmark.

As of 2009, his total winnings exceed $1,000,000. His 8 cashes at the WSOP account for $970,241 of those winnings.[3]

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize
2008 $1,500 No Limit Hold'em $610,304
2008E £1,500 No Limit Hold'em £144,218

An "E" following a year denotes bracelet(s) won at the World Series of Poker Europe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSOP: Jesper Hougaard Wins Event No. 36". Card Player, Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jun 21, 2008
  2. ^ "WSOP Europe to Move to Berlin in 2015". FlushDraw, 12th November 2014
  3. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings Archived 2009-08-09 at the Wayback Machine., worldseriesofpoker.com