Tag Archives: Thor Hansen

Nominations Open for 2013 Poker Hall of Fame

Another year, another call to the public for nominations to the Poker Hall of Fame!  WSOP parent Caesars Entertainment also owns the rights to the Poker Hall of Fame, which was acquired from Binion’s along with the WSOP itself.  In recent years, WSOP and Caesars officials have opened up the nominating process to …

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2012 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

WSOP officials released this week the list of ten finalists up for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame, following an online nomination and vetting process. A maximum of two of the ten will be inducted, with these ten receiving the nod as finalists for 2012: 2012 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists* List …

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Thor Hansen Diagnosed with Cancer

Some sad news coming to us from across the pond, which I first learned about last night via a Tweet from Andreas Hoivold: Norwegian poker legend Thor Hansen has incurable cancer and is expected to live for no more than two years. The dark news spread quickly across the pokerverse following recent surgery for Hansen  …

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