Igor Kurganov

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Igor Kurganov’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Igor Kurganov

Place Of Birth

Saint Petersburg, Russia


34 years old

Birth Date

May 04, 1988

Star Sign


Igor Kurganov Facts

Child Star?



Poker Player, Philanthropist

Net Worth

$1.5 million

Current Partner

Liv Boeree


German Russian

Chinese Year

Year of the Dragon

About Igor Kurganov

Born in Russia, Igor Kurganov is a poker player.

Igor is one of the wealthiest poker players and on the list of the most famous poker players. He is also an angel investor.

Igor Kurganov was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The total live earnings of Igor in poker are above $18.7 million as of 2022. His best live cash is $1,559,373. Igor is also very interested in philanthropy and has co-founded the company Raising For Effective Giving. The company teaches people who play poker effective altruism. Igor's zodiac sign is Taurus. Igor was born on May 5, 1988. Igor said that he likes supporting firms that work on global catastrophic risk. Igor's girlfriend is a British poker pro, and her name is Liv Boeree.

Igor Kurganov Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Igor Kurganov's net worth?

The net worth of Igor Kurganov is around $1.5 million.

How much does Igor Kurganov earn per year?

There are no details available on the per-year earnings of Igor Kurganov.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Igor Kurganov?

There are no details available on how tall Igor Kurganov is.

How old is Igor Kurganov?

Igor Kurganov was born in 1988; therefore, he is 34 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Igor Kurganov was born in Saint Petersburg, Russian SFSR, USSR, on May 5, 1988. When Igor was young, he worked at a local Poker Player Association. Other details about his education and childhood are not available. As of 2022, Igor is living in London.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Igor Kurganov dating?

As of 2022, Russia-born Igor Kurganov is dating Liv Boeree. Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov have been dating each other since 2014. Liv Boeree is also a poker player like Igor Kurganov, and she is British.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Igor Kurganov is best known as a professional poker player, and he is also known as a philanthropist and an angel investor.

Igor has played many Major Poker Tournaments. Igor Kurganov played his first-ever tournament in 2010. The tournament was PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. In this tournament, he won $20,000 as he bagged 119th position. In 2012, he played and won the EPT High Roller, held in Monte Carlo. This tournament was in April, and Igor won $1,425,874 in it. He cashed over $1,000,000 in the final tables of Aussie Millions in 2013.

In the same year, Igor Kurganov played Guangdong Asia Millions Cash and World Series Of Poker and made $ 1,000,000 and $ 70,000, respectively. In 2013, Igor played the World Series Of Poker for the first time. Igor Kurganov played with London Royals in April of 2016 in the Global Poker League. In 2017, he played the $10,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold 'em Championship and cashed $273,964.

Charity Work

Igor Kurganov and his girlfriend Liv Boeree together have founded a charity project. Their project was a company that teaches poker players about effective altruism. And it also organizes fundraisers, which are directed towards very effective charities. Its name is Raising For Effective Giving, and this organization has raised more than $14 million.

Igor Kurganov's Hobbies And Interests

Hobbies of Igor Kurganov include philanthropy. Igor is also co-founder of a company that focuses on charity, and he founded the firm with his girlfriend.

Other Interesting Igor Kurganov Facts And Trivia

  • Igor Kurganov announced on his Twitter account that he was leaving Team Pokerstars in November 2019.
  • REG Igor Kurganov's charity company teaches poker players effective altruism.
  • The nickname of Igor Kurganov is lechuckpoker, which he uses in online poker games.

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