When it comes to poker players, if there’s one thing we all like it’s a good prop betting story. From Team PokerStars Pro Freddy Torres literally swimming with sharks to Phil Ivey shooting 3s from way back, poker players like seeing people do silly tasks with cash money on the line.
Perhaps no one in the poker community likes it more than Danish professional poker player Theo Jorgensen. Known for putting money on a wide variety of physical tasks, he sits down with Pokerstrategy’s Barry Carter to talk about some of his more notorious prop bets including his famous 2009 boxing match with Gus Hansen where he famously beat the Dane in the ring and took home $35k for his efforts.
It doesn’t end there: check out this interview about shooting goals against the best keeper in Denmark, running backwards for 5km and, of course, trying to run 1km at the world record average. If you like the idea of risking big bucks on an unknown outcome, check out this piece with Theo.