David Peters Wins Bellagio Cup IX Main Event
Peters Defeats Jason Koon Heads Up and Earns $355,093
David Peters cashed eight times this summer at the World Series of Poker then continued on to win the Bellagio Cup IX main event. The event drew 137 players, which created a $1,328,900 prize pool. He added $355,093 to his bank roll.
Last year’s Bellagio Cup main event prize pool was $1,222,200 created from 126 players. The winner, Jess Yawitz scored $291,505.
The 26-year-old from Toledo, Ohio defeated Jason Koon who finished runner up and earned $316,000. Other notables included Daniel Stern, Connor Drinan, Alex Condon and Tobias Reinkemeier.
Peters now has $4.5 million in career tournament earnings.
He currently sits in 10th place in Card Player’s Player of the Year race with 2,386 points.
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|4||Crazy Gambling Stories From February|
|5||NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship Not Running In 2014|
|6||Poker Strategy With Ed Miller: Three Great Small Stakes Plays That Fail In Tougher Games|
|7||George Lopez Arrested For Drinking Way Too Much And Passing Out On Casino Floor|
|8||Chris Moorman Headlines WPT L.A. Poker Classic Main Event Final Table|
|9||2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic Main Event Builds $5.1 Million Prize Pool|
|10||U.S. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Online Poker|
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|2||Three Years Later, Blair Hinkle Finally Receives His Missing $1 Million In Full Tilt Poker Money|
|3||Man Loses $500K On Super Bowl, Sues Casino|
|4||High-Stakes Online Poker: Poor February Puts Blom Back In The Hole Lifetime On Full Tilt Poker|
|5||Police Arrest Two For Allegedly Using Fake Poker Chips At Maryland Casino|
|6||Crazy Gambling Stories From February|
|7||NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship Not Running In 2014|
|8||Poker Strategy With Ed Miller: Three Great Small Stakes Plays That Fail In Tougher Games|
|9||George Lopez Arrested For Drinking Way Too Much And Passing Out On Casino Floor|
|10||Q&A With 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event Runner Up Jay Farber|