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Annette Obrestad

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1. At what age did Annette Obrestad start her poker career?

Annette Obrestad started her poker career online when she was only fifteen years old using the online screen-name "Annette_15".

2. How much money did Annette Obrestad deposit online at the beginning of her career?

She claims she never had to deposit money on any online poker site. Instead she made her initial online bankroll by winning freeroll poker tournaments from which she went on to amass several hundred thousand dollars in winnings.

3. 2007 Annette Obrestad won a 180 person online sit-and-go. What was the unusual thing?

In July 2007, Obrestad won a $4 buy-in 180 person online sit-and-go where she claims to have played almost the entire tournament without looking at her cards. She claims she peeked at her cards once during the tournament, when she was faced with an all-in bet. She did this to show "just how important it is to play position and to pay attention to the players at the table.

4. How many bracelets did Annette Obrestad win so far?

On September 17, 2007 Annette Obrestad won the inaugural World Series of Poker Europe Main Event the day before her 19th birthday. She will not be old enough to compete in the World Series of Poker events that are held in the United States until 2010. Under the gaming laws of Nevada, where the main WSOP is held, players must be at least 21. Although she will turn 21 in 2009, the WSOP is held in June and July, before her September birthday.

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