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When I Was a Donk With Anton Wigg

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Sep 26, 2018


In this series, Card Player asks top pros to rewind back to their humble beginnings and provide insights regarding the mistakes, leaks, and deficiencies that they had to overcome in order to improve their games. Swedish poker pro Anton Wigg started playing poker with his friends on the soccer team, eventually getting into some freerolls and using his winnings to fund his initial runs online. He began to tear up poker tournaments and cash games, and used his bankroll to play some live events. In 2010, he was the last man standing form a field of 423 in the European Poker Tour Copenhagen main event, earning a big payday of $670,713. He continued to rack up wins on the EPT in side events, and last year won a WSOP Circuit ring at the Seminole Hard Rock for $111,719. Most recently, he took seventh in the $5,000 Card Player Poker Tour ...

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