Tomas Junek Scores 2012 World Series of Poker Bracelet For Czech Republic
Junek Earns Massive $661,022 Payday
Tomas Junek, a poker pro from Prestavlky, Czech Republic, became the latest winner at the 2012 World Series of Poker when he won event no. 56, the $1,500 no-limit hold’em tournament.
Junek topped a massive field of 2,798 players, banking $661,022 and 1,200 Card Player Player of the Year points.
Junek defeated a final table that included former WSOP main event winner Peter Eastgate, as well as David Borg, who finished runner-up. Other notables with deep runs included Alex Queen, Sam Holden and Will Failla.
Here is a look at the final table results.
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|2||Man Robs Bank To Continue Gambling Session|
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|4||Crime Film 'Poker Night' To Hit Theaters Dec. 5|
|5||Golfer Accuses Lawyer Of $3M Theft For Gambling Debts|
|6||Bellagio Heist Suspect Declared Unfit For Trial|
|7||DNA Links Military Official To Poker Chips|
|8||Police Bust Underground Poker Game In Minneapolis|
|9||Poker Strategy: Stuffing It In|
|10||Poker Strategy: Multi-Level Thinking|
|1||WSOP Runner-Up Hit With Huge Tax Bill|
|2||Riess Apparently Put His Money In Stocks|
|3||Phil Ivey Approved For Medical Marijuana In Vegas|
|4||WSOP: Van Hoof Leads Final Three Players|
|5||WSOP: Mark Newhouse Eliminated In Ninth Place|
|6||Poker Pro Phil Ivey Swinging Hard Online|
|7||Online Poker: Check Out This Interesting Ivey Hand|
|8||WSOP: Billy Pappas Eliminated In Fifth Place|
|9||Jacobson Wins WSOP Main Event and $10 Million|
|10||Archie Karas Receives Probation For Marking Cards|