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Olivier Busquet Wins WCOOP High Roller Heads Up
Heads Up Specialist Takes Down $224,000 For Online Victory
New Yorker Olivier Busquet has won the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker High Roller Heads Up no-limit hold’em event.
The $10,300 buy in tournament attracted the full compliment of 64 players and included notable names such as Daniel Negreanu, Shaun Deeb, Viktor Blom, Tom Marchese, Ville Wahlbeck, Bertrand Grospellier and Eugene Katchalov. The latter two made it into the cash, tying for 5th place and a payday of $40,000.
Busquet, known online as Adonis112, is a heads up no-limit hold’em specialist with over $3 million in live tournament earnings including a second place at European Poker Tour Campione main event and World Poker Tour title to his name.
Busquet tweeted after his victory:
managed to get it in bad again but managed to suck out again! I won the 10k HU WCOOP for $224k….
— Olivier busquet (@olivierbusquet) September 17, 2012
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