The eternal debate about the best online poker player of all time takes a stunning turn as a new argument is made in favor of famed Swede Niklas Astedt: He has reactivated all aliases and Backing up Uproar
After several weeks at the top, the Swede immediately regained his current position at PokerStake (formerly known as PocketFives) and Top 3.
When last seen on PocketFives, Lena900 did not activate all of his nicknames on the site. Still, he is considered the highest paid player in online poker, albeit unofficially. However, now that his PokerStake profile is public, Astedt has listed all of his accounts and has officially named himself the highest earning player in online poker history.
The number of Swedish legends is impressive. His winnings to date are staggering, nearly $13 million ahead of second place Simon Mattsson (aka C.Darwin2). Chris Moorman took the podium for $23,306,262.
Astedt’s impressive numbers
These numbers are enviable.
Lena900 over $43 million in sales Career accumulation, mostly from GGPoker, totaling over $18 million, so last time. The Swede has earned just over $16 million on PokerStars, and is known by his famous nickname.
Surprisingly, Astedt does not post a seven-figure income on his profile. According to PokerStake, his biggest success was GGPoker’s WSOP-C Main Event, where he won $758,443.
Not every player has an active profile on the site, which further enhances Astedt’s impressive run as the most honored player in online poker history.