Name: Stefan Mattsson
Screen Name: matz770
Birthplace: Kiruna, Sweden
Achievements on the live circuit:
- Stefan placed 3rd in EPT Prague Main Event 2009, winning $382,160
- The Swede finished 2nd at the WPT Barcelona 2008 and won €220,000
- He has finished high in the rankings at the 2006, 2007 and 2008 WSOP Main Event
- EPT Prague in 2008 - 35th place for €9,700
He has earned more than $1.2 million in major tournaments so far.
Swedish Stefan Mattsson is one of the World's most successful poker players, and has been playing poker ever since he was a small child. Stefan started to play Texas Hold'em nine years ago, and although he calls himself a cash game player, he's also a highly-accomplished tournament player too.
He managed to finish in the money at the WSOP Main Event three times out of three – he finished 57th in 2006, 22nd in 2007 and 277th in 2008. On top of that, the media seem to love Stefan and he has appeared numerous times on the covers of almost all of the Scandinavian poker magazines.
Lately Stefan has played many EPT Events and has finished in the money several times.