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Theo Jørgensen: From Bracelets to Boxing

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: May 19, 2009


Theo Jorgensen is often someone who veers away from the spotlight, so it can be easy to overlook him —that is unless of course you’re standing within close proximity to the felt he’s sitting at where you will witness him constantly closing in on his table-mates like a cat amongst pigeons. The fact is this great Dane is a fiersome opponent with some spectacular results to his name. With over $1.2 million in lifetime tournament earnings including a rake of final tables at the European Poker Tour, the World Poker Tour, and the World Series of Poker, plus an unknown amount of cash game winnings, this one-man machine stepped into the centre of the poker world in his home town of Copenhagen recently, to highlight a slightly different set of skills. As described in the Carry on Copenhagen feature in this issue, Jorgensen and Gus Hansen took to the boxing ...

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