Martin de Knijff

Martin de Knijff is a professional sports bettor and high-stakes poker player from Sweden.

Born in 1972 in Sweden, Martin has always been interested in games. He is a life master in bridge and has been betting on sports since he was a teenager. He began playing poker at age 15 with his friends at school. As a result of his growing interest is poker, he went out and bought Doyle Brunson's Super System. He credits the book as being integral in his success as a player. He also watches tapes of himself playing tournaments in order to improve his game and sculpt custom strategies for each opponent.

He first made a name for himself in the poker world with a 13th place finish in the 2002 WSOP Main Event, earning himself $60,000. After cashing in a WPT event during season 1 for $26,664, he went on to win the same tournament the following year, earning a $2,728,356 - a record at the time. Less than a month later he finished in 2nd place finish in the $5,000 No Limit Hold-Em event at the 2004 WSOP for $210,100.

He has gone on to attain medium cashes in other WPT events (6 WPT total cashes) and has 3 total WSOP cashes. As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,300,000.


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A black ox and a slatine cracker? LOL! LMFAO! That shit is almost as funny as his game, this guy is pure trash at the table!

bad_dog76 on November 30, 2007

john hennigan's twin brother.

homervdoh on December 2, 2006

he married a colored woman, not that thats bad, just that hes white as a saltine cracker and the contrast is funny

DonkeySlayer on November 25, 2006

Martin De Knijff will never make another wpt final table

alan on August 22, 2006

how obnoxious is the donkey? he stumbled onto a win and thinks he owns the poker world and has that slut liz liu sucking his little pecker in the parking lot, well nothing wrong with that, Id bust a nut in that bitchs face too, but back to the donkey, he bugs the shit outta me i cant wait to bust that donk at the next big game

DonkeySlayer on August 9, 2006

Your a good player

alan on July 11, 2006

Martin de Knijff

HPG ADMIN on June 15, 2006

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