Yevgeniy Timoshenko

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Yevgeniy Timoshenko
Residence Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Born 1988 (age 28–29)
Kharkiv, Ukraine
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 10
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
22nd, 2013
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 2
Money finish(es) 6
European Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 1

Yevgeniy Timoshenko (Ukrainian: Євген Тимошенко, Yevhen Tymoshenko, born 1988 in Kharkiv) is a Ukrainian poker player. Timoshenko moved to Mukilteo, Washington when he was 8 years old. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.[1][2][3]

Live poker[edit]

In April 2009, he won the season 7 World Poker Tour Championship, earning $2,149,960.

Timoshenko was previously a winner on the Asian Poker Tour in 2008, capturing a title in Macau for HK$3,812,200 (approximately US$500,000). Later in 2008, he had his first cash in the World Series of Poker, finishing in 3rd place in Event #1 in London.

At the 2011 World Series of Poker, he finished 2nd in the $25,000 No Limit Hold'em Heads-Up Championship, earning $525,980. He then finished 4th at a final table that included the eventual WSOP Main Event champion Pius Heinz at the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event, earning himself $206,348.

At the 2013 WSOP Main Event, he finished 22nd, earning $285,408. This Result was his thus far highest ITM finish in the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event.

He also won the Aussie Millions SUPERHIGHROLLER 2014 $100,000 buy in tournament in February 2014 and thus making this tournament his biggest payday for $1,791,248.

As of February 2014, his live poker career winnings exceed $6,490,000.[4]

Online poker[edit]

Timoshenko plays on Full Tilt Poker under the alias of 'bballer88', while on Pokerstars he uses the screen name 'Jovial Gent'.

In 2009, he won the main event of the World Championship of Online Poker. He bested a 2,144-player field to win $1,715,200. The same night he also won the weekly Full Tilt Poker $1,000 No Limit Holdem event for an additional $75,000.

As of July 2011, his online cashes exceed $4.7 million.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Yevgeniy Timoshenko profile". Retrieved 2010-08-25. 
  2. ^ Gordon, Nicole (2009-07-04). "The PokerNews Profile: Yevgeniy Timoshenko". Retrieved 2010-08-25. 
  3. ^ "ESPN $25K heads-up". Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  4. ^ [1]. Yevgeniy Timoshenko Stats. Retrieved on 2012-08-21.
  5. ^ JOVIAL GENT Poker Results and Statistics. Official Poker Rankings. Retrieved on 2012-06-24.
  6. ^ BBALLER88 Poker Results and Statistics. Official Poker Rankings. Retrieved on 2012-06-24.

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