Thomas Bihl

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Thomas Bihl
Nickname(s) Buzzer
Residence Frankfurt, Germany
Born 1975 (age 41–42)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 3
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
European Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 3

Thomas Bihl (born 1975) is a German poker player who became the first person to win a World Series of Poker bracelet outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Bihl was sponsored by Betfair, the official sponsor of the 2007 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).[1]

His bracelet win came in a HORSE event. Bihl defeated Jennifer Harman heads-up after Harman raised all-in with two pair. Bihl had an open-ended straight and flush draw. He hit his straight on the river, winning the inaugural WSOPE event.

As of 2008, his live tournament winnings approximately $370,000.[2]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize
2007E £2,500 World Championship H.O.R.S.E. £70,875

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


  1. ^ WSOPE Hand By Hand Coverage Accessed September 9, 2007
  2. ^ Thomas Bihl results at Hendon Mob Accessed September 9, 2007

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