Norwegian Amateur Elisabeth Hille Deep in WSOP Main Event (Video)

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15 July 2012, Created By: Matthew Showell
Posted in: WSOP Blog
Norwegian Amateur Elisabeth Hille Deep in WSOP Main Event (Video)

When people talk about female Norwegian poker players winning big at poker they're usually talking about Annette Obrestad. But that's not the case today.

26-year-old Elisabeth Hille is making a deep run in the WSOP 2012 Main Event and she's got a shot at the $8.5 million first-place prize.

Hille first got into poker through her boyrfriend. that was four years ago and now she says its her favorite thing to do. Because live poker is illegal in Norway Hille hopes a deep run could lead to a better understanding of the game in her home country.

Check out the interview above and follow her progress with our WSOP 2012 Main Event Live Updates.

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