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Olivier Busquet

Born August 22, 1981
New York City, United States
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 21
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
244, 2008
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 3
European Poker Tour
Title(s) 2
Final table(s) 9
Money finish(es) 17
Information accurate as of 10 December 2014.

Olivier Busquet (born August 22, 1981) is an American professional poker player.

Early life

Busquet was born on August 22, 1981, in New York City. He attended The Allen-Stevenson School, and Trinity High School, where he competed in chess and sang in the choir. Busquet then attended Cornell University and graduated with a degree in philosophy. Afterwards, he worked on Wall Street for some time.

Poker career

Busquet, who competes in both online and live tournaments, is known as an aggressive player. At the beginning of his career, he lost his bankroll a few times. He found success in heads up sit and go games and earned $2 million in sit and go games before any other player had even earned $1 million. In the 2008 and 2009 World Series of Poker main events, he finished in 244th place and 311th place, respectively. In the fall of 2009, Busquet won the Borgata WPT Poker Open, defeating the largest field in WPT history. As of 2014, Busquet has earned over $6,000,000 in live tournaments in his career of which $765,879 have come from cashes at the WSOP.

World Series of Poker results
Year Cashes Final Tables Bracelets
2007 2 0 0
2008 3 0 0
2009 2 0 0
2011 3 0 0
2012 1 0 0
2013 4 1 0
2014 6 0 0