Espen Jorstad

2022 WSOP
Main Event Champion

"Moderation is the only thing worth doing in moderation"



  • 2022 WSOP Main Event Champion
  • 6th in 2021 WSOP Online Main Event
  • Elite MTT coach at Run It Once
  • Master’s degree in Brewing Science

Espen Jorstad, a self-proclaimed "idiot from Northern Europe," is a professional poker player hailing from Steinkjer, a small city in Norway. Currently based in London, UK, Jorstad is known for his high-stakes cash and tournament play and his dedication to streaming and creating content on his YouTube vlog.

Jorstad has found success in the online poker world, amassing over $1.5 million in career earnings online, including a 6th place finish in the $5,000 WSOP Main Event Online for $603,057. He is also known for his disciplined and analytical approach to the game, which has helped him stay competitive and consistently make deep runs in tournaments.

Jorstad has also made a name for himself in the live poker circuit, traveling to compete in the biggest tournaments in the world. He is the 2022 WSOP Main Event Champion and Elite MTT coach at Run It Once, with whom he shares his knowledge and experience to help others improve their game.

He aims to be a positive role model for younger players in the game. He considers himself the world champion of using childhood insecurities to fuel his drive toward becoming one of the GOATs of poker.

Aside from poker, Jorstad's main focus areas are health, fitness, and self-development. Espen also holds a Master's degree in Brewing Science. He believes this degree has helped him gain a competitive spirit, which he previously applied to play Warcraft III religiously through his early 20s.

As our newest Team Champion member, Espen Jorstad will undoubtedly continue to be a force to be reckoned with at the poker tables.

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