Pokercast Episode 14 - Gus Hansen
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is the always entertaining Gus Hansen. Gus broke into the mainstream during the debut season of the World Poker Tour. During that first season, he made final tables at the Bellagio and the Commerce, and won both events. He also won the Pokerstars Caribbean Poker Adventure and The Bad Boys of Poker WPT event in season two. Gus had plenty to talk about including his Aussie Millions win, his play at the EPT Scandinavian Open, his new book and even his personal life. Mike and Adam also interview one of the chosen Super Nova Qualifiers and of course give away the password for the March 9th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
Intro - Pokercast Theme - Demitone Productions Inc. - © 2007 : 2nd Segment Intro : jens lekman - 'the opposite of hallelujah' - night falls over kortedala © 2007 3rd Segment Intro - Mew - Special : David Sklansky Segment - Shinehead - Rewind! - Ubiquity Records © 2002 : Nick "Stoxtrader" Grudzien Segment - The O'Jays- For The Love of Money © 1976 Gamble & Huff
Gus Hansen, born February 13th, 1974 is a professional poker player from Copenhagen Denmark currently living in Monaco. Before turning to poker professionally, Hansen was a high stakes backgammon player and youth tennis champion.
Gus began playing poker while an exchange student at University of California Santa Cruz. Hansen has 5 WSOP cashes and was the first player to win 3 WPT titles. His career tournament earnings exceed $7.1 million.
In 2008, Hansen wrote and published Every Hand Revealed, a hand-by-hand account of his 2007 Aussie Millions Victory. The book was developed from a voice recording that Hansen narrated (in Danish) while playing.
Hansen is a member of the new Full Tilt Poker’s "The Professionals." Learn more about Gus Hansen