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The Round Table - Q&A’s with your favorite pros - Gus Hansen

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Name: Gus Hansen

Date of birth: 2/13/1974

Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark

Currently residing: Monaco

Favorite song to listen to before tournament that gets you pumped up: Jay-Z "The Ruler's Back"

Craziest prop bet: To run a marathon and dunk a basketball for $100,000

Favorite places to travel: Home...I don't like to travel

What do you do in your spare time: Play sports

Any celebrity crushes: Phil Hellmuth

If you weren't playing poker what career would you have: Something in sports

Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption

Hobbies: Sports - tennis, squash, soccer, golf, and girls

Describe yourself in three words: free spirited, independent, happy

What are you most proud of in your life: Being a happy camper

What is your favorite smell: It depends on what kind of mood I'm in...but maybe food

Favorite taste: Chili

Favorite sound: Guitars

Biggest impulse purchase: None, I hate shopping

When you aren't in a tournament what are you doing day to day: Sports, writing, eating.

What do you spend your money on:
Groceries...day to day stuff

How many tournaments do you play a year: 15 to 20

How do you celebrate when you make a big score, either tournaments, cash, online or live: I hang out with my family, my sister, bother-in-law, and my little niece Sally. I don't really celebrate...I just hang out

What are you up to now: I'm writing a book right now and I am going to be playing a lot of poker tournaments

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