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Fedor Holz Chooses To End Epic Win Streak On His Own Terms

Young German Goes From Relative Obscurity To $20 Million Winner In Two Years

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Oct 12, 2016

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German poker pro Fedor “CrownUpGuy” Holz has known for a long time that he would never “fit well into a regular job.” Luckily for him, he found poker at the right time and used the card game to set himself up for life. He’s just 23 years of age. Since the start of 2015, Holz has won roughly $20 million playing poker, a run that nearly matched the $24 million two-year period Dan Colman had in between 2014 and 2015. Holz’s heater has been more evenly distributed and has come thanks to more events, as Colman won $15 million in a single event during his heater. Holz puts most of the credit on the people he has surrounded himself with. He’s humble enough to admit that venturing into the world of poker on his own would have not worked out nearly as well. “Without my friends I wouldn’t be anywhere ...


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