Lichtenberger was born in 1987 in East Northport, New York. He began playing poker at the age of 18, mainly online. After playing in cash games Andrew switched to multi-table tournaments and was successful. He first stepped in the live tournament arena in 2007. Lichtenberger had five WSOP cashes in his first two years playing.
Lichtenberger is currently sponsored by Ivey Poker.
Lichtenberger's WSOP cashes exceed $2,000,000. He has one circuit ring from the Caesars Palace for winning the circuit main event in 2010. His first cash is from the June 2009 No Limit Hold'em event for $14,413. He cashed at the One Drop High Roller Event in June 2015 winning over $390,000. His largest cash is from World Championship Hold'em event in July 2009 for $500,557.
He respects poker players such as Pierre Neuville, Kevin Eyster, Dan Bilzerian, Tom Marchese, etc.
Lichtenberger has a total of nine World Poker Tour cashes on his record. The first one came in 2009, when he finished 13th in the Five Star World Poker Classic Championship for more than $80,000. His latest one is from March 2015, when he finished 17th in the No Limit Hold'em Bay 101 event. His biggest WPT cash is from December 2014, when he won the Alpha8 Las Vegas No Limit event and took $1,770,692 in cash. At the final table, he was playing Heads-up against Tom Marchese.
Lichtenberger has no European Poker Tour titles to his name. His biggest cash is a first-place finish in Heads-up event in the EPT Grand Final, Madrid, 2011. His latest EPT cash is from August 2013, when he finished 69th in No Limit Hold'em event, for €3,460.
His first cash is from January 2009, the European Poker Tour Main Event, when he finished 157th for $12,500. He was in the list of EPT season 7 list of nominated poker players.
As for May 2016, his total live tournament earnings exceeds $7,400,000.
Lichtenberger was formerly sponsored by Full Tilt Poker. He has given many interviews, talking about topics such as spirituality and health.