Fedor Holz

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Fedor Holz
Nickname(s) CrownUpGuy
Residence Vienna, Austria
Born (1993-07-25) 25 July 1993 (age 25)
Saarbrücken, Germany
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 10
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
25th, 2015
World Poker Tour
Money finish(es) 3
European Poker Tour
Money finish(es) 3
Information accurate as of 12 July 2016.

Fedor Holz (born 25 July 1993) is a German professional poker player from Saarbrücken who focuses on high roller tournaments.[1][2] He was ranked by Pocketfives as best online MTT player in 2014 and 2015. In July 2016, he won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in the $111,111 High Roller For One Drop, winning $4,981,775.[3] He is currently the 5th-highest ranked live tournament player on the Global Poker Index.[4]


Holz had his first live cash in 2012 at the €500 No Limit Hold'em GPT II Deepstack Series Main Event where he finished 2nd for €15,320. Holz plays online under the alias CrownUpGuy. In September 2014 he won the World Championship of Online Poker for 1.3 million. In 2015, he finished 25th in World Series of Poker Main Event cashing for $262,574.[5]

In 2016, Fedor won the Triton Super High Roller for $3,463,500 in January, and finished runner up in the Super High Roller Bowl for $3,500,000 later that year. Holz won his first WSOP bracelet in the $111,111 High Roller for One-Drop event and earned $4,981,775 for the victory.[6]

As of December 2017, Holz is first on the German all-time money list with career live tournament winnings of over $26,700,000.

World Series of Poker[edit]

World Series of Poker bracelets
Year Event Prize money
2016 $111,111 High Roller for One-Drop Hold'em $4,981,775

Personal life[edit]

Holz was born in Germany and currently resides in Vienna, Austria.[7]

Primed Group[edit]

Fedor Holz became a founder of Primed Group in January 2017. The group is a young and dynamic start-up/investment company based in Vienna that believes in individuality and the infinite potential of connected minds. Primed wants to see more vivid creators and inspire those who feel captured by their own circumstances. With a mission to seek opportunities and develop creative systems that will expand human potential. The group focuses on the development and investment in disruptive technologies that enables humans to perform at their highest level. With the main goal at heart to enhance self-development and close the inequality gap of worldwide education by connecting like-minded people and provide an infrastructure which catalyzes meaningful projects.

Primed Mind[edit]

Under Primed Group, Fedor Holz is the CEO of Primed Mind. Primed Mind is an immersive mindset coaching application that provides visualization and goal-setting techniques, delivered through captivating audio content. The motivational app is designed to bring optimum results for the user through collective use of imagery and thoughts which is believed to bring desired results. It all started with Fedor Holz and his poker coach Eliot Roe. Holz credits much of his succes to his sessions with Roe. The concept behind Primed Mind is that it is not only applicable to poker but also to all aspects of life needing improvement.[8] [8]


  1. ^ Donnie Peters (2016-01-04). "22-Year-Old Fedor Holz Wins Triton Super High Roller $200,000 Cali Cup for $3,072,748". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 2016-05-20. 
  2. ^ Brian Pempus (2016-05-20). "Online Poker: Fedor Holz Winning Big In May". CardPlayer. Retrieved 2016-05-20. 
  3. ^ Derbyshire, Marty (2016-07-11). "Fedor Holz Analyzes Key Heads-Up Hand on Way to High Roller for One Drop Win". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 2016-07-12. 
  4. ^ Jennifer Newell (2016-07-10). "Fedor Holz captures WSOP One Drop High Roller title". USA TODAY Sports. Retrieved 2016-07-12. 
  5. ^ Remko Rinkema (2015-07-13). "Fedor Holz Discusses His Big Day 5 Bluff in the WSOP Main Event". PokerNews Global. Retrieved 2016-05-20. 
  6. ^ Erik Fast (2016-07-10). "Fedor Holz Wins 2016 World Series of Poker $111,111 High Roller For One Drop". Card Player. Retrieved 2016-07-12. 
  7. ^ "Fedor Holz". GlobalPokerIndex. Retrieved 2016-05-20. 
  8. ^ Young, Hugh. "Fedor Holz Crownupguy Poker Phenom Mini Bio". 1-texasholdempoker.com. Hugh Young. Retrieved 24 December 2017. 

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