Niklas Astedt

Niklas Astedt

aka "Lena900"
Nationality
Sweden
Sweden
GPI Rank 380
Total Live Earnings $7,031,191
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Biography

Niklas Astedt is a Swedish professional poker player who specializes in multi-table tournaments. Predominately an online poker player, Astedt has won more than $47 million online and $3 million from live events. Astedt is better known by his online alias "Lena900."

He's won nine PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) titles and seven World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) titles and is considered by many to be the greatest online poker player to have ever lived.

In 2024, Astedt made the final table of the 2024 World Series of Poker Main Event. "It's a piece of cake!" said Astedt, when asked to compare live tournaments to those on the online felt. "People say this is a marathon; they should try 20 tables for 40 days during SCOOP!

"I'm just happy to book a win in Vegas one summer! I'm always going for more money, but I want the first. Poker has given me a lot, so I'm just happy to be here."

Astedt finished in third place, a finish good for $4,000,000, a career-best for the talented Swede.

Niklas Astedt Background

Niklas Astedt was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, on October 21, 1990. He discovered poker during the early 2000s during the "poker boom" following Chris Moneymaker's 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event victory. Astedt quit school two years earlier than he should have graduated and immediately began supporting himself playing poker.

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Niklas Astedt Poker History

Niklas Astedt started his online poker career playing freeroll tournaments but transitioned to cash games. Astedt played cash games while he was figuring out poker's nuances and admits to following poor bankroll management.

Astedt switched back to tournament poker when he was 24, and he has never looked back. Since transitioning to online multi-table tournaments, Astedt has accumulated over $47 million in cashes. More than 45 of Astedt's online cashes are worth more than $100,000, with six worth at least $400,000.

In October 2023, Astedt finished fourth in the PokerStars World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP) and walked away with $408,827. His largest online score came in June 2021 at GGPoker. Astedt won the $525 buy-in Main Event of the 2021 WSOP Super Circuit Online Series for a career-best $758,443 and a WSOP Circuit ring.

Astedt enjoyed a couple of dozen cashes in live poker tournaments between 2009-17 but has kicked on from 2023 onward. Astedt has become a regular on the European Poker Tour (EPT) and racked up $1.2 million in cashes from February 2023 and May 2024.

Is Niklas Astedt Good at Poker?

It is subjective to say who is good at poker, but Niklas Astedt is considered one of the greatest online poker tournament players ever. Astedt is feared and respected by his peers in equal measure, and his $47 million in cashes prove he knows his way around the virtual felt.

Niklas Astedt's Top 5 Cashes/Poker Results

Live Cashes

DateEventRankPrize
Jul 2024$10,000 WSOP Main Event3rd$4,000,000
Aug 2015€10,300 EPT Barcelona High Roller4th€336,700
Feb 2024€25,000 EPT Paris High Roller2nd€291,600
Aug 2022€10,200 PLO EPT Barcelona2nd€273,485
Feb 2024€50,000 EPT Paris Super High Roller7th€145,800

Online Cashes

DateEventRankPrize
Jun 2021$525 WSOP Circuit Online1st$762,253
Jan 2022$25,500 Sunday Million SHR2nd$541,974
Apr 2022$10,300 Super MILLION$1st$430,646
May 2018$10,300 Powerfest SHR1st$430,047
Oct 2023$10,300 WCOOP Main4th$408,827

Wealth – What is Niklas Astedt's Net Worth?

There is no public information about Niklas Astedt's net worth, although we can make a few guesses. With $50 million in cashes across live and online poker, we can deduce Astedt would be worth $5 million if he only profited 10% of those cashes. In truth, the figure is likely double that, at least.

How Did Niklas Astedt Make His Money?

Niklas Astedt is completely self-made. He moved out of his parents' house when he was 20 years old and has played poker to support himself ever since. Astedt began by playing freeroll tournaments in his late teens, learned poker by playing cash games, and successfully transitioned to tournament poker at age 24.

Astedt has over $50 million in combined online and live poker tournaments.

Niklas Astedt Controversies

Niklas Astedt has not been involved in any controversies. Astedt is considered an upstanding member of the poker community.

Niklas Astedt FAQs

What is Niklas Astedt's online poker alias?

Niklas Astedt is best known as "Lena900" in online poker circles. He also plays under his actual name on some poker sites.

Does Niklas Astedt have a WSOP bracelet?

No. Astedt has not yet won a WSOP bracelet. However, he does have a WSOP Circuit ring.

How much money has Niklas Astedt won from poker?

Niklas Astedt has more than $50 million in poker tournament winnings across online and live poker.

Is Niklas Astedt the best poker tournament player ever?

Many seasoned poker pros consider Astedt to be the best-ever online poker tournament player.

Does Niklas "Lena900" Astedt play live poker?

Niklas Astedt does play live poker, mostly in Europe. The reason for this is the complex taxation laws in Astedt's native Sweden.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2024 World Series of Poker
Event #81: $10,000 WSOP Main Event World Championship
3rd $4,000,000
2024 World Series of Poker
Event #66: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship (8-Handed)
22nd $51,641
2024 PokerStars EPT Paris
€50,000 EPT Super High Roller
7th €145,800
2024 PokerStars EPT Paris
€25,000 NL Hold'em II
2nd €291,600
2023 PokerStars EPT Prague
€5,300 EPT Main Event
95th €13,840
2023 PokerStars EPT Prague
€25,000 NL Hold'em I
3rd €72,000
2023 PokerStars EPT Prague
€10,200 NL Hold'em I
5th €30,550
2023 WSOP Europe
Event #8: €25,000 NLH GGMillion€
6th €106,600
2023 PokerStars WCOOP
WCOOP 98-H $10,300 NLHE (World Championship of NLHE / Main Event), $6M GTD
4th $408,827
2023 PokerStars EPT Barcelona
€5,300 EPT Main Event
135th €15,550
2023 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker
$1,050 Main Event
74th $5,103
2023 PokerStars EPT Paris
€5,300 EPT Paris Main Event
12th €71,150
2023 PokerStars EPT Paris
€25,000 No-Limit Hold'em II
5th €101,950
2022 888poker KO Games
$250 Mystery Bounty Main Event ($500,000 GTD)
9th $3,450
2022 PokerStars EPT Barcelona
€10,300 EPT High Roller
50th €21,900
2021 PokerStars EPT Prague
€5,300 EPT Main Event
151st €8,830
2021 PokerStars EPT Prague
€10,200 No-Limit Hold'em
2nd €58,130
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #66: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
19th $20,097
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #64: $5,000 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha
7th $70,367
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #56: $10,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship
26th $22,990
2021 GGPoker Super MILLION$ Week WSOP Ring Events
Event #32: GGMasters HR Freezeout $1,050, $1.5M [WSOP Ring]
11th $12,021
2021 WPT World Online Championships
Event #7: $5,300 Main Event
73rd $14,244
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #15: $10,000 Heads Up NLHE Championship [No Late Reg, 256 Cap]
12th $31,078
2021 WPT World Online Championships
Event #2: $2,100 Omaha Championship
17th $5,156
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #17: $400 PLOSSUS [Bounty, Final Day], $1M GTD
5th $21,315
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #13: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship
21st $11,625
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH - $1M for 1st [Final Day], $5M GTD
346th $3,377
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #6: $200 FLIP & GO NO-Limit Hold'em [Go Stage], $1M GTD
219th $1,421
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #4: $800 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH
269th $1,392
2021 GGPoker WSOP Super Circuit Online Series
#18: $525 Main Event, $5M GTD [Day 2]
1st $758,443
2021 WPT Online Series by partypoker
Event #38: $10,300 WPT High Roller, $1m GTD
11th $26,460
2021 GG Spring Festival
H-109: $25,500 Sunday 5 Million
4th $403,327
2021 GG Spring Festival
GGSF Main Event-H: $1,500 PLO-NL, $2M GTD [Day 2]
21st $14,964
2021 GG Spring Festival
H-41: $25,500 Sunday 5 Million
1st $1,095,741
2021 GG Spring Festival
H-38: $5,250 Bounty Hunters Main Event
21st $9,574
2021 GG Spring Festival
H-05: $10,300 Super MILLION$ [2-Day Event]
32nd $22,900
2021 GG Spring Festival
H-06: $25,500 Sunday Five Million [2-Day Event]
27th $48,577
2021 GGPoker Super MILLION$ Week
Super MILLION$ Main Event $10,300, $10M Gtd.
79th $31,012
2020 GGPoker WSOP Winter Online Circuit
WSOPC #16: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship
49th $5,385
2020 GGPoker WSOP Winter Online Circuit
WSOPC #13: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em
1st $348,250
2020 GGPoker High Rollers Week
HRW 18: $10,300 Super MILLION$ Main Event, $5M GTD
6th $283,445
2020 PokerStars EPT Online
EPT Online 11: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Deep Stacks]
28th $4,284
2020 PokerStars EPT Online
EPT Online 07: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max]
32nd $2,185
PokerStars WCOOP 2020
WCOOP-56-H: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Super Tuesday SE]
35th $5,479
PokerStars WCOOP 2020
WCOOP-39-H: $5,200 NLHE [Progressive KO, High Roller]
1st $101,250
2020 WPT World Online Championships
Event #8: $10,300 Main Event, $10m GTD
28th $45,495
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #71: BIG 50, $1M GTD
879th $399
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #67: $500 Limit Hold'em
27th $1,534
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #66: $800 Pot Limit Omaha
56th $2,559
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #64: $840 Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold'em
256th $905
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #48: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER, $5M GTD, $1M to 1st
362nd $3,865
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #45: $840 Bounty No Limit Hold'em
291st $923
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #42: $400 PLOSSUS [Day 2], $1M GTD
490th $938
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #39: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em
2nd $156,905
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #33: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief [Caesars Cares]
17th $12,673
2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #37: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha
22nd $2,348
2020 WPT World Online Championships
Event #1: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship, $500k GTD
16th $9,175
PokerStars SCOOP 2020
SCOOP-02-H: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, PKO, Thursday Thrill SE], $1M Gtd
71st $2,257
2020 Irish Open Online
Event #1: €100,000 GTD 6-Max
43rd €662
2019 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona
€5,300 EPT Main Event
96th €14,750
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #45: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller
26th $43,270
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #19: Millionaire Maker - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
529th $4,106
2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona
Main Event
95th €30,000
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
654th $1,826
2016 PokerStars EPT Season 13 Prague
€10,300 High Roller
29th €27,240
2016 PokerStars.es EPT Season 13 Barcelona
€10,300 High Roller
100th €11,695
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 12 Barcelona
€10,300 High Roller
4th €336,700
2015 PokerStars.com EPT Season 12 Barcelona
€5,300 Main Event
160th €10,350
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #62: The $1,111 Little One for One Drop
388th $2,023
2012 PokerStars.net EPT Prague
Main Event
99th €8,000

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