Mads Andersen is one of the best backgammon and poker players from Denmark. He was born on August 10, 1970 and grew up in Gentofte, which is near Copenhagen.
He started playing backgammon and poker in early age. In the 1990s he met Gus Hansen in Vestebro, one of the districts of Copenhagen. At the end of 1990s he moved to New York to seek a better life. He started a professional career in backgammon.
As in 1990s poker was not as popular as now, he played backgammon at the Ace Point Club in New York. In 2002 Mads showed up at the World Cup of Backgammon and showed his professional skills. He also won the EPT Scandinavian Open in 2006 and $1000 PLO Jack Binion World Poker Open in 2005.
He is a wonderful player in cyber space. He can be found at the Pot Limit Omaha tables, where he plays $25/$ 50 to $200/$400. His total winnings so far stand at a rate of $800,000.
|Grand Final PokerStars EPT/Season 3||3rd||$12,241||2007|
|The Scandinavian Open - Pokerstars EPT/ Season 2||1st||$446,921||2006|
|The Scandinavian Open - Pokerstars EPT/ Season 1||5th||$3,044||2005|
|The 6th Jack Binion World Poker Open / WPT Event Season 3||1st||$118,379||2005|
|MasterClassics of Poker & Lido International||3rd||$13,041||2004|
|31st Annual World Series of Poker||5th||$27,000||2000|