Dominik Nitsche Wins Germany's Second World Series of Poker Bracelet Of The Summer
Nitsche Scores $654,797 Payday
The penultimate preliminary event at the 2012 World Series of Poker came to an end on Saturday with poker pro Dominik Nitsche coming out on top.
Nitsche, from Minden, Germany, won the $1,000 no-limit hold’em tournament, besting a field of 4,620 players on his way to a massive $654,797 payday.
The 21-year-old cruised by his final table opponents, who were all hoping for second place. That honor went to Chattanooga, Tennessee native Jonathan Hilton, who collected $405,156.
This was Germany’s second bracelet of the 2012 series. Jan-Peter Jachtmann earned his two weeks ago in the $10,000 pot-limit Omaha event.
Here is a look at the final table results.
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|1||Ivey Says He Was Drunk During Borgata Sessions|
|2||Batista 'Never The Same After Black Friday'|
|3||John Juanda Wins 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event|
|4||Online Poker: Viktor Blom Has $2.5M Week|
|5||Crazy Gambling Stories From August|
|6||Card Player Cruises: Exotic Ports, Great Poker Action|
|7||Illinois Lottery Winners Getting Paid With IOUs|
|8||WPT Legends of Poker Main Event Draws 786 Entries|
|9||Women In Poker: Katerina Malasidou|
|10||Kanit Wins EPT Barcelona €10,300 High Roller Event|
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|2||Online Poker Legend Chad Batista Passes Away|
|3||Cates: Lost $5 Million Playing Poker In Manila|
|4||Ivey Says He Was Drunk During Borgata Sessions|
|5||Batista 'Never The Same After Black Friday'|
|6||Former ER Nurse Transitions To Full-Time Poker Player|
|7||Vanessa Rousso Still Competing On Big Brother 17|
|8||Borgata Responds To Poker Pro's Countersuit|
|9||Jason Mercier Wins 2015 SHRPO $25k High Roller|
|10||Kroon: Ruling Puts Poker 'In The Backroom Again'|