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Capture the Flag: Andreas ‘Skjervoy’ Torbergsen

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Dec 10, 2010


One of the most talked-about players in the high-stakes online cash games this year has been Andreas Torbergsen, a Norwegian pro from the city of Skjervoy, which just happens to be his online handle. The pot-limit Omaha expert only recently started to play the nosebleed stakes of $300-$600 and higher, and the risk has paid off handsomely, for what some have reported to be as high as seven figures. Torbergsen has done most of his damage on Full Tilt Poker, where he is a red pro. When he’s not tearing up opponents in the heads-up games, he spends time as an instructor for CardRunners, teaching his students how to beat low- and medium-stakes pot-limit Omaha games. In this interview, Torbergsen explains how he made the switch to pot-limit Omaha, and even offers some advice for beginners who are looking to learn the game. Julio Rodriguez: It’s been reported that you ...

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