Don’t let the screen name of this poker player confuse you. 23NoraB is a man, not a woman, from Vienna, Austria, and is ranked among the top 15 players of online poker. With total earnings of $2,315,129.32, 23NoraB moved up from a ranking of 31 to 14 on Pocketfives, in just a span of 1 week.
23NoraB started playing poker in 2009 and has focused entirely on the online tournaments. He has no record of participating in live poker events so far, and is a regular at online poker rooms such as PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Betsafe, 888 Poker, and Party Poker.
Online Poker Tournament Wins and Records
23NoraB has been pretty active at the online poker circles since 2009, and managed to accumulate cash winnings of more than 2,300,000 in just 3 years, which is an impressive number. His passion for poker has made him one of the top 100 players in the online poker world, and he moved from the top 40 to top 15 of Pocketfives best online poker player rankings within a week’s time.
23NoraB’s biggest win online has been a little more than $50k on Party Poker, in July 2011. That is followed by a win of $41,390.04 for finishing first in the PokerStars 150,000 GTD Bigger tournament. The third highest cash prize he bagged is a little less than $39,000, again on PokerStars. His average cash wins is just $647.26 for over 3527 cashes, which may not seem very impressive. But what is most impressive about 23NoraB is that he has the zeal to win.
23NoraB has an impressive number of final table finishes and wins recorded in the 3 years of his online poker career. The top five cash wins he bagged were all for first place finishes and a majority of them were for finishing in the top 5 to 10 of the event. This is unlike most other online poker professionals who seem to focus more on the money part and less on the titles.
23NoraB is the name that he uses in PokerStars. His other screen names are – Baron23 on Full Tilt Poker, NoraB23 on PokerStars France, 23norab on 888 Poker, baron_23 at Party Poker, and schildy23 on Betsafe. His highest online poker winnings come from PokerStars, where he cashed in a total of $1,962,080 till date.
23NoraB’s live poker experience is literally in-existent, and he is yet to open an account in the world of live poker.
Recent Online Poker Activity
23NoraB’s latest appearance has been on November 4, 2012, when he finished 29th in a $20k guaranteed event and won $217. Among his notable cashes in the recent past include a cash prize of $836.91 for finishing 27th in the PokerStars Sunday Event and $553.78 in the Sunday High Roller at PokerStars.FR. But the best in early November has been at the PokerStars Sunday rebuy event, which guaranteed $225k. In this event, he finished 4th to get an incentive of $29,055.
Other big cashes include $18,648.55 for finishing first at the Betsafe Ongame event, $6,802.04, also for finishing first at the PokerStars NLH event, $4,428.79 for a second place finish at Pokerstars.FR 6-handed event, and $4,632.55 for finishing in the first place at the Hot €100 Turbo event (€10K GTD) at PokerStars.FR.