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George Danzer

George Danzer
GPI rank: 51427
WSOP Bracelets: 4
Total Live Earnings: $2,746,795
Nationality:
Germany Germany
Last Seen in: 2022 World Series of Poker
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Biography

George Danzer is a German poker player. He is a four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, tied for most by a German with DominiK Nitsche. Only three other Europeans have won four WSOP bracelets.

He is a former PokerStars Team Pro.

Biography

Danzer was born on 17th July 1983 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In his youth, he represented Portugal in the World Youth Chess Championship before turning his attention to poker.

Danzer's Online Accomplishments

Between 2009 and 2014, Danzer won six COOP titles and made a name for himself as a mixed game specialist, with only two of his six titles coming in NLHE events.

YearEventFieldPayout
2009WCOOP Event #19: $320 Pot Limit Omaha [1 Rebuy/1 Add-on, 6-max]976$109,545
2010SCOOP-4M: $162 Fixed-Limit Badugi363$10,346
2012WCOOP Event #10: $320 No Limit Hold’em [Ante Up]1,367$69,717
2013SCOOP-41H: $2,100 NL Hold'em [4-Max]380$155,000
2013SCOOP-12H: $2,100 NL Single Draw 2-746$34,040
2014SCOOP-33H: $2,100 PL Omaha [Turbo, Zoom] $129,645

Danzer at the World Series of Poker

Danzer's first WSOP cash came in 2006, with his first final table coming in 2007. He followed that up with a third-place finish in the $10,000 2-7 Single Draw Championship in 2010.

In 2012, Danzer cashed in only two events but recorded podium finishes in both, as his reputation for a mixed game specialist came to the fore.

Three more cashes would follow in 2013 before the 2014 WSOP came around.

In 2014, Danzer cashed in 10 WSOP events, made five final tables, earned $867,649, and won three gold bracelets en-route to being named WSOP Player of the Year.

His first came in the $10,000 Razz Championship, defeating Brandon Shack-Harris heads-up. He then followed that up with victory in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, just 11 days after his first bracelet win. He became the first player to win two Championship Events in the same year.

Danzer added a third bracelet in the second edition of the WSOP Asia-Pacific (APAC), winning the A$5,000 8-Game Mix.

In 2016, Danzer added a fourth WSOP bracelet in 2016 after winning the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship.

WSOP Player of the Year Winners

YearPlayerBraceletsCashes
2004Daniel Negreanu1$346,280
2005Allen Cunningham1$1,007,115
2006Jeff Madsen2$1,467,852
2007Tom Schneider2$416,829
2008Erick Lindgren1$1,358,528
2009Jeff Lisandro3$807,521
2010Frank Kassela2$1,255,314
2011Ben Lamb1$5,352,970
2012Greg Merson2$9,785,354
2013Daniel Negreanu2$1,954,054
2014George Danzer3$878,933
2015Mike Gorodinsky1$1,766,487
2016Jason Mercier2$960,424
2017Chris Ferguson1$428,423
2018Shaun Deeb2$2,545,623
2019Robert Campbell2$750,844
2020Not awarded  
2021Josh Arieh2$1,194,061

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #29: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw
30th $3,518
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Malta
€10,300 High Roller
29th €23,300
2014 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Prague
€5,300 Main Event
53rd €16,970
2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific
$5,000 8-Game Mixed
1st 84,600 AUD
2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific
$1,650 8-Game Dealer's Choice
6th 7,399 AUD
2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific
$1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Accumulator
22nd 4,754 AUD
2014 PokerStars.com EPT Season 11 Barcelona
€10,300 High Roller
28th €26,600
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #54: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Low
44th $6,107
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #47: $1,500 Ante-Only No-Limit Hold'em
48th $3,759
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #38: $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Championship
1st $352,696
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #32: $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship
9th $49,061
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #18: $10,000 Seven-Card Razz Championship
1st $294,792
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #5: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship
5th $70,308
2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$10,000,000 Guarantee Main Event
109th $20,300
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #55: The $50,000 Poker Players' Championship
5th $388,523
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #25: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better
14th $15,574
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #5: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better
6th $34,348
2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$10,000 Main Event
142nd $15,000
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 60: $10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball (No-Limit)
3rd $115,295
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 42: $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better
2nd $140,825
2011 PokerStars.net European Poker Tour Berlin
Main Event
26th €17,500
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #19: $10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship
3rd $115,295
2010 PokerStars.net EPT Berlin
2010 EPT Berlin Main Event
136th €7,000
2009 PokerStars.com EPT Grand Final
€10,000 EPT Grand Final Main Event
24th €52,000
2007 World Series of Poker
Event 42 - $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo
9th $13,597

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