Sebastian Ruthenberg

Sebastian Ruthenberg (born 6 February 1984 in Hamburg) is a German professional poker player who is both a World Series of Poker bracelet and a European Poker Tour title winner.

Sebastian Ruthenberg
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Ruthenberg after winning the $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low World Championship in 2008
ResidenceLondon, England.
Born6 February 1984 (1984-02-06) (age 36)
Hamburg, Germany
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)6
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
55th, 2011
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)1
European Poker Tour
Final table(s)2
Money finish(es)8
Information accurate as of 18 July 2011.

World Series of PokerEdit

Ruthenberg has six cashes at the World Series of Poker, two of them were at the 2008 World Series of Poker, In his first cash he finished in 68th place in the $2,500 No Limit Hold'em event. In his second cash he won the $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low World Championship, the bracelet and $328,762 after defeating professional poker player Chris Ferguson during heads-up play.[1]

World Series of Poker braceletsEdit

Year Event Prize Money
2008 $5,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low World Championship $328,762

European Poker TourEdit

Ruthenberg has cashed eight times at the European Poker Tour (EPT) and was the winner of fifth season of the 2008 EPT Barcelona Open, earning €1,361,000 (US$1,941,401), but the last three Players decided to make a deal.[clarification needed] He also made another final table earlier at the 2007 EPT Dortmund event earning €220,000 ($288,283) for third place. In December 2008 he nearly made another final table at fifth season EPT Prague where he finished in ninth place, earning €42,800.[1]

As of 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,400,000.[2]


  1. ^ a b Butt, Robert. "Sebastian Ruthenberg – results". Retrieved 15 September 2008.
  2. ^ Butt, Robert. "Sebastian Ruthenberg – Stats". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 14 September 2008.