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Espen Jorstad

Espen Jorstad
GPI rank: 528
WSOP Bracelets: 2
Total Live Earnings: $10,499,910
Nationality:
Norway Norway
Last Seen in: 2022 Mediterranean Poker Party
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Biography

Espen Uhlen Jorstad is a Norwegian professional poker pro who resides in London, United Kingdom.

In 2022, he won two WSOP bracelets including the 2022 WSOP Main Event for $10,000,000, becoming the first Norwegian to win poker's biggest title.

The former Unibet Poker Ambassador, also won Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team alongside Patrick Leonard for $148,067 and his first WSOP bracelet.

Many will know Jorstad from his online poker grind, mostly on PokerStars where he is known as "Hymn2ninkasi" and GGPoker where he uses the alias "COVFEFE-19". Primarily a cash game player, Jorstad dips his toes into the tournament poker world on occasion.

Jorstad had never cashed at the World Series of Poker until this year. However, he does have 20 WSOP online cashes to his name, including a sixth-place finish in the 2021 WSOP $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event Online Championship worth $603,058.

The popular Twitch streamer cashed in his first live WSOP event at the start of the 2022 WSOP, finishing in the money in Event #5: The Housewarming. He and Patrick Leonard took down Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team for $74,042 each plus both players' first WSOP bracelet. Another cash, this time in Event #68: Million Dollar Bounty, set Jorstad up for deep run to the Main Event title.

Jorstad won his $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat online at GGPoker where he won a $1,050 satellite. He, Vadim Rozin, and Tom Kunze were the last three remaining GGPoker qualifiers. Jorstad secured a free WSOP Europe Main Event seat by virtue of reaching the final table while the two other GGPoker qualifiers fell short.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 Mediterranean Poker Party
The One Drop
2 $52,600
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #70: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event World Championship
1 $10,000,000
2022 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo
€1,100 FPS Main Event
165 €2,430
2021 WPT World Online Championships
Event #7: $5,300 Main Event
102 $13,204
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #27: $5,000 MAIN EVENT Online Championship [Final Day], $20M GTD
6 $603,058
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #5: $315 Bounty No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
185 $638
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #6: $200 FLIP & GO NO-Limit Hold'em [Go Stage], $1M GTD
298 $1,236
PokerStars SCOOP 2021
SCOOP-77-H: $5,200 NLHE [High Roller], $1M Gtd
17 $18,436
PokerStars SCOOP 2021
SCOOP-72-M: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Super Tuesday SE], $1M Gtd
42 $5,284
PokerStars SCOOP 2021
SCOOP-64-M: $530 NLHE [Progressive KO], $1M Gtd
434 $600
2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online
Main Event
19 $35,084
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #77: $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event, $25M GTD
242 $20,124
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #76: $400 FORTY STACK No Limit Hold'em
5 $59,796
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #68: $500 Deepstack No-Limit Hold'em
230 $1,187
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #65: $600 No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Championship
332 $1,424
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #64: $840 Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold'em
221 $1,006
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #63: $500 Mini Main Event, $5M GTD
1373 $1,444
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #59: $2,500 Double Stack No Limit Hold'em
74 $6,411
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #52: $1,000 No Limit Hold'em
69 $3,467
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #41: $400 COLOSSUS [Day 2], $3M GTD
1028 $1,011
2020 Unibet Open Dublin
€1,100 Main Event
6 €12,100
2019 PokerStars EPT Prague
€5,300 EPT Main Event
142 €9,850
2019 PokerStars EPT Prague
€1,100 EPT National
277 €1,790
2018 Malta Poker Festival
€550 Grand Event
6 €28,000

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