Roland De Wolfe
He comes from a family player and played when he was old enough already billiards and poker for money stakes.
His career as an author and love to play let him get into the world of poker tournaments. After he sat with Clive Sinclair and Al Alvarez at the final table and won the tournament, he realized that he can play poker.
Roland attended Birmingham University and was awarded 26 professional poker player.
His first successes he achieved in 2004 during the Gutshot Poker Festival in London and in a WSOP tournament when he came in the price ranks in 2005.
In the summer of 2005, he won a tournament on the World Poker Tour. In Paris he beat Juha Helppi heads-up and won the Grand Prix de Paris.
A year later, he played in the final of the WPT Bellagio. Roland De Wolfe took third place and won a million U.S. dollars in prize money.
In October 2006, he acquired a title at the EPT Dublin. He scored over half a million dollars. He thus became the first player to have won each a major tournament at the WPT and the EPT.
In 2006 he was awarded the European Poker Award as Player of the Year.
At the WSOP 2009 $ 5,000 Pot de Wolfe Limit Omaha Hi / Lo secured his first bracelet in the variant 8 -or-better with a prize of $ 246.616. De Wolfe is next to Gavin Griffin only the second player to have won each tournament at WPT, EPT and WSOP world. This success is also called the 'Triple Crown '.
Roland De Wolfe was also one of the pros of the online poker room Full Tilt Poker
De Wolfe is known for its extremely aggressive and loose play. His last tournament success was an eighth place in December 2010 at the Main Event of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour in Australia.