Full Tilt Poker Facts About Erick Lindgren
- Former All-League quarterback, current armchair quarterback
- Was baseball card dealer at age 14
Erick Lindgren plays online exclusively at Full Tilt Poker.
Erick Lindgren holds a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet and two World Poker Tour (WPT) Championships. Awarded WPT Player of the Year 2004, Erick has banked over $7.3 million in career tournament earnings.
Erick won his first major tournament in 2002 at the $3K Bellagio Five Diamond Poker Classic Championship, for $220K. In 2003, he won his first WPT title in the $4K No-Limit Hold ém Championship event, banking $500K. He followed this with a win in the Poker Million III, earning his second 2003 WPT title and an additional $1 million in prize money. Erick shared his experience at the WPT in his book, World Poker Tour: Making the Final Table.
2006 was another outstanding year for Erick. He placed 3rd in the WPT $9,700 No-Limit Hold 'em Championship at the Borgata Winter Open, for more than $280K. He won the Fourth Annual Five Star Poker Classic, banking over $260K. He then won $600K in the $120K No-Limit Hold 'em event at the FullTiltPoker.net Poker Pro Showdown. Erick also cashed in four WSOP events that year.
In 2007, Erick won the Aussie Millions Main Event and more than $795K in prize money. He also had two top-10 finishes at the WPT and an 8th place finish at the WSOP in the $1.5K No-Limit Hold ‘em Shootout event.
In 2008 in the FTOPS Event #9, he became the first Full Tilt Poker Pro to win an event that hosted by the site. Erick also won the WSOP $5K Mixed Hold ‘em event, earning his first WSOP bracelet and over $374K. This placed him in 20th position on the All-Time Money List.
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