Gus Hansen gears up for WSOP online

Gus Hansen
Gus Hansen plays at Event 1 of the WSOP

There are plenty of ways for poker players to prepare themselves for the World Series of Poker. Gus Hansen spent a little time honing his game online the past week, raking in quite a stash that will no doubt come in handy for entry fees.

The day before he was spotted playing in the $5,000 Mixed Hold'em event of the World Series of Poker, online fans spotted Gus Hansen putting in a successful session online in the $1,000/$2,000 H.O.R.S.E. game at Full Tilt Poker.

According to, more than 230 hands of play resulted in the Dane pulled in nearly $50,000 in winnings.

Some other players did well online that night as well. Player "bacina" won more than $50,000 in a 30-hand session, and "OK ALL-IN" also won $27,000 in the game.

One of the losers of the night was David Benyamine. He dropped $67,000 on the game, which probably didn't help put him in the right frame of mind for the WSOP either.

Many of the pros and other online poker players will be hanging out in Vegas for a while during the 2007 World Series of Poker. will keep you updated on how they do in the Live Tournaments Section.

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