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Poker Star: Fedor Holz

Poker Star: Fedor Holz
Today's poker star is the German Fedor Holz.
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Born on July 25, 1993, Fedor Holz grew up and was raised in Saarbrücken, Germany. Known as "CrownUpGuy", the poker pro at 27 has a million dollar profit from poker events. Since his beginning in poker, the player has always focused on high value tournaments. Holz was already ranked as the best MTT player online between 2014 and 2015, according to Pocketfives. In addition, Holz managed to win his first bracelet at the World Series of Poker in 2016, within the $ 111,111 High Roller For One Drop event, where he took the $ 4,981,775 jackpot to his piggy bank. But Holz's story as a professional poker player did not start here.

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Holz's first participation in a live event, was in 2012 during the € 500 No Limit Hold'em GPT II Deepstack Series Main Event. At the time, the German managed to keep the runner-up, earning the sum of € 15,320. From that moment on, Holz assumed the pseudonym "CrownUpGuys" within the virtual poker tables. After that period, the star in 2014 managed to win the World Championship of Online Poker tournament and took home the sum of US $ 1.3 million, fattening his piggy bank even more. In 2015, Holz took part in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker, earning the amount of U $ S 262,574 dolletas when occupying the twenty-fifth place.

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After that, in 2016 the German managed to accomplish the feat of being the champion of the Triton Super High Roller and pocketed a total of US $ 3,463,500. Later that year, Holz ended his campaign at the Super High Roller Bowl and earned a total of $ 3,500.00. Soon after, Holz landed his first bracelet at the $ 111,111 High Roller for One Drop WSOP. At the same event in question, when he took the bracelet, Holz made a total of $ 4,981,775 for his achievement. During the year 2017, the player was not so present in the spotlight, but everything changed in 2018.
 
In 2016 the player had reported that he would like to retire in that same period. At the age of 22, at the time, Holz claimed that he would like to experience other things in life. One of the great wishes of the professional was to travel the world. According to Holz, the hours of gambling took a long time in the ace's life, going from two thousand hours a year just playing poker. In a 2016 interview, the star said:
 
"I want to try different things, and I think traveling will help me do that. I depend a lot on having time for myself, recharging my batteries. I play 2,000 to 3,000 hours of poker a year, playing, giving training ... I enjoy and spend about 400 of those hours, the rest is like normal work. Now I have the freedom to be able to play just those 400 hours, and then it will become a hobby. "
 
After a 2017 away from the spotlight, in 2018 Holz returned and managed to win the biggest prize of his career. The total of $ 6,000,000 dolls went to Holz's piggy banks when the player participated in the $ 1,000,000 No Limit Hold'em - The Big One for One Drop tournament.
 
In March 2020, Holz was elected the first German to be the most successful in poker tournaments, having won over $ 32,500,000 over the course of his journey. Today, Holz is 27 years old, so the player who started acting professionally at the age of 19, became a millionaire in an 8-year period within poker tournaments around the world. Currently Fedor Holz resides in Vienna, Austria.

He now plays at the biggest online poker house in the world, PokerStars!

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