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Generation Next -- Sofia Lövgren

Lövgren Loving Life as a PKR Pro

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Jun 01, 2010


The subject of much conversation at this year’s Irish Open was 20-year-old Sofia “welllbet” Lövgren. Whether out of admiration, fear, or curiosity, the Swede quickly became the target for players and cameras alike in her very first live tournament. Not long before the event, online poker site, PKR, announced Lovgren as a new addition to its team (and its first female). Lovgren, an online cash game specialist, went on to do the team proud by making it deep in a 708-strong field to take home €9,800 for 28th place. Card Player caught up with her shortly after the event to discover more… Rebecca McAdam: What were you doing before you started playing poker? Sofia Lövgren: I finished high school in Gothenburg last summer. I’ve always taken part in sports like soccer, athletics, and golf. Nowadays I love to ski in the winter and sail in the summer. I’ve always been ...

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