Thorson at EPT Grand Final, Monte Carlo, 2008
|Born||c. 1983 (age 33–34)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
William Thorson (born c. 1983) is a Swedish professional poker player from Varberg, Sweden and a three time European Poker Tour (EPT) final table participant who, in the 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, finished in 13th place.
World Series of Poker
Thorson has cashed four times at the World Series of Poker, most notably finishing in 13th place at the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event earning $907,128. The tournament was eventually won by Jamie Gold. The next year at the 2007 World Series of Poker $5,000 World Championship Limit Hold'em event, Thorson finished 3rd earning $136,493, a tournament that was eventually won by Saro Getzoyan. Three years later at the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, Thorson finished in 22nd place earning $317,161.
European Poker Tour
Thorson has made three final tables at the European Poker Tour, his first was at the EPT Dublin season three finishing 3rd for €184,780 ($232,340). He reached a second final table at the EPT San Remo season four, finishing 6th for €140,600 ($216,946), and a third at the EPT Dortmund season five, finishing 7th, earning €116,500. In addition he nearly made another final table coming in 9th at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure season four, earning $120,000.
Top places in tournaments
|Pokerstars.com Baltic Festival||1st||$115,942||2010|
|NAPT Caribbean Poker Adventure PokerStars EPT/ Season 6 LAPT/ Season 3||1st||$72,465||2010|
|London Open PokerStars EPT/Season 6||1st||$85,342||2009|
|Spring Poker Week||2nd||$8,619||2008|
|38th Annual World Series of Poker||3rd||$136,493||2007|
|The Irish Winter Tour PokerStars EPT/Season 3||3rd||$242,176||2006|
|Showdown Poker Tour||2nd||$56,619||2006|
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