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Kou Vang

United States

WSOP Bracelets EPT Wins WPT Wins
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Total Winnings GPI

1780.15 262nd (266th)


Kou Vang is family man from Maplewood, Minnesota. He has been a full-time poker player for the better part of a decade, and in that time he’s developed a reputation as one of the Midwest’s most feared players; in fact, he won “Most Intimidating” at the Minnesota Poker Awards.

Vang, a regular on the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), won the Dec. 2011 stop at Canterbury Park for $64,645. As of Feb. 2013, Vang has $533,962 in live tournament earnings including first in the 2010 Fall Poker Classic $1,000 Championship Event for $78,421; a win in the 2008 World Series of Poker Circuit Council Bluffs $1,500 No Limit Hold’em for $51,383; runner-up in the 2013 Running Aces Tournament of Champions $2,500 No Limit Hold’em for $50,846; and first in the Midwest Poker Classic $2,500 High Roller for $32,500.

Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em
281st $6,353
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
179th $2,774
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 38: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
228th $2,771