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Ola ‘Odd Oddsen’ Amundsgaard Proving Poker Is A Skill Game In Norway

High-Stakes Cash Game Pro Banks More Than $3 Million in 2013

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Mar 05, 2014

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Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsgaard is one of the more recent online cash game players to make a successful transition from the mid-stakes to the nosebleeds. The action has proved to be wonderful for the Norwegian poker pro, as he won more than $3 million in 2013. That figure put him in the top five for most profitable online pokers players on the year. He developed the skills necessary to make quick decisions thanks to a background in computer games, and truly became a grinder. He has played millions of hands over his career. It’s not all about the competition, or the money, for Amundsgaard. Just this fall he decided to join in on the fight to make online poker fully legal in Norway. He ended up challenging a politician to a heads-up match to settle the skill-or-luck dispute once and for all. Amundsgaard does dabble in some high-stakes poker tournaments ...


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