Katja Thater Poker Profile

Katja Thater is a German pro poker player. Katja is married to other German poker pro Jan Von Halle which makes them one of the few poker couples, other one being for example Jennifer Harman and Marco Traniello. Katja actually got introduced to playing poker by his husband as she use to watch her playing long session at the local casino, one day Katja decided to try out the game herself and hasn’t looked back since.

Katja Thaters first cash from a poker tournament is from as far back as 2002 when she finished 4th in a 7 card stud tournament in Austria. After that she had to wait for a next live poker tournament cash for almost 4 years when it came in 2006 from World Series of Poker event.

2007 has been by far the best year in live poker so far for Katja Thater. In March she finished 5th in EPT Poland event which gave her z? 250,914. In that years World Series of Poker she had 3 cashes including her first ( and only so far) WSOP bracelet which she got from $1,500 7 card razz she got for the win also $132,653 which is still her biggest live poker tournament win. Also later in the year Katja won 12,550? for her 47th place finish in EPT Barcelona event. Katja Thaters poker nicknames are Miss Slick and Lady Horror.