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Generation Next -- Marc Gork

Gork on Going for Gold

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Mar 01, 2010


Marc Gork is not another 22-year-old claiming he wants to be the best or is the best, but in many ways, that makes him more dangerous. Gork became known as “that German guy” who read poetry throughout European Poker Tour Dortmund last season and finished in third place for €307,000. Originally from Berlin he currently lives in Chemnitz and often hops from country to country playing poker and entertaining those around him with his quirky personality and style. The smiling up-and-comer is not to be messed with however, as with another third place under his belt, this time in the Sunday Million for $116,000, he’s now on the hunt for gold. Rebecca McAdam: How did you get into poker? Marc Gork: I think I got into poker like most of the players of the younger generation. Five or six years ago, German sports television started to show poker games. I ...

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