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A Poker Life With Chris Bjorin

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Feb 18, 2011


Chris Bjorin has led a poker life in every sense of the phrase. He is a player who has had long-term success playing poker as a career. In the way that you might call a novelist prolific or an old ballplayer a grizzled veteran, you would refer to Bjorin as a career grinder. He has seen it all, as he was one of the first to travel consistently from England to play in major poker tournaments in the United States. The Marathon Man Bjorin has 10 pages of tournament results on the database (only a handful of players have more pages of results than that; Phil Hellmuth, for example, has 11 pages). In those pages, you will find $4,364,177 in lifetime tournament earnings and two World Series of Poker gold bracelets. He has won 14 tournaments and cashed 203 times across the decades of his poker career. “I played ...

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