Thor Hansen

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Thor Harald Hansen[1] (23 June 1947 – 5 December 2018) was a Norwegian professional poker player. He was picked by Larry Flynt to play poker for him after Hansen played against him in Las Vegas in the mid-1990s. He has two WSOP bracelets, one from the 1988 WSOP in Seven-card stud, and then later in Deuce to Seven Lowball in the 2002 WSOP.

He finished in the money four times during the 2006 WSOP, coming in second place in the $3,000 Omaha Hi/Lo event.

He was born in Oslo. Hansen died on 5 December 2018 in Los Angeles, California from cancer at the age of 71.[2]

WSOP Bracelets[change | change source]

Year Tournament Prize
1988 $5,000 Seven-card stud $158,000
2002 $1,500 Ace to Five Lowball $62,600

References[change | change source]

  1. US Search "Thor Hansen"[permanent dead link]
  2. [1] (in Norwegian),