Hougaard after winning Event #36 at the 2008 World Series of Poker
|Born||c. 1984 (age 32–33)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
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.
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.
World Series of Poker Bracelets
|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