Gus Hansen was born on February 13th, in the year 1974. As and when he was growing he went to school, during the breaks in the school, he has taken active part in summer camps which is where he has first picked the deck of cards. He used to play with the fellow campers for the nickels and dimes and he also claimed that the game was filled with fun in winning such small cash prizes. The main thing that he liked about the game is the competitive nature of the game. He could not stop himself admiring the mathematical component of the game.
The next game that grabbed his interest is the backgammon that he learned in his high school. As he is always fascinated by numbers he took this game immediately and practiced it feverishly.
It was in 1993, this great player has chosen the poker game which he played at the local casino. In this casino, Gus has invested his time in understanding the various personal styles exhibited by the players who were playing the game at the casino. However, he did not stick just to the poker game; he selected a particular branch in army which he wanted to serve. He then joined the civil services after which he spent nearly 9 months getting the training in the field of first aid which would help him service the emergency needs of the army in rescue situations.
After completing the military services, he headed back to the gaming world where he has picked the rummy clubs. This is when he met the poker players who have very good skills. After taking part in many events and have been part of 2007 and 2008 WSOP he is able to win the good cash prizes. In WSOPE 2010, Event 4 High Roller Heads-Up he was able to win the 1st position and also got £288,409. There are many cash prizes in his poker career which made him the popular poker pro.