One of the timidest pro poker players is Chris Bjorin. It rarely appears on television and prefers to stay on the radar especially from fills and news interviews. Bjorin how shy he may be his expertise and influence in the UK poker pro circuit is something to brag about. Since the early 1990s, Bjorin has been a regular player at the poker world series.
He has amassed two bracelets from two of the WSOP events; that first 1997 at the $ 1,500 flat-limit Omaha where it took $ 169,200 home and the other 2001 to the $ 3,000 No-Limit Hold’em where it took $ 334,110 domestic.
Chris’s best and strongest Bjorin game is No-Limit Hold’em. At the $ 10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event World Series 1992, 1997 and 2001, he finished taking home money. And as of 2005, Bjorin’s earnings have reached more than $ 1.5 million.
Bjorn’s participation in the World Poker Tour has not yet reached the final tables. However, he already made a mark on professional poker touring and he did it on the tables and final events. The world tour poker companies are the creator of the professional poker tour and are only an invitation event where 200 or so players are invited with a $ 500,000 freeroll on each event.
Bjorin made it to the $ 5,000 2002 Classic Poker Hall of Fame Championship. It was the only non-American and one of the best players who joined the tournament. The best names in the pro league ie Howard Lederer, Phil Hellmuth, Erik Seidel and Daniel Negreanu of poker were Bjorin’s opponents at the starting table. 2002 was a blast for Bjorin because he made three wins in different events and seven final tables on No-limit Hold’em events.
Bjorin got the 11th place in the $ 10,000 No-Limit Hold’em event of the 2003 LA Classic Poker Tour. It took home $ 21,355 and the prize-winning game was more than $ 1.3 million.
The 2002 player of Card Player Magazine Year Review called Chris Bjorin as the winner of the Nice Guy Award. Bjorin is a noted gentleman on and off the pro poker tables. He made his fans and opponents admire him for being a good guy inside-out.
Chris Bjorin lives in London, England though he was born and raised in Sweden. He is also in sports betting once not engaged in poker tournaments. His son, Elon, also has inclinations on the poker game. However, the older Bjorn refuses to teach his son and wants him to learn the game and acquire his experienced skills.