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The Italian Job: European Poker Tour San Remo

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Jul 01, 2009


The European Poker Tour San Remo was an astounding success with 1,178 participants including some of the world’s best players. A tasty prize pool of €5,713,300 was on offer, and with Dragan Galic dominating the chip leader board for most of the event, it was assumed he would take down one of the larger slices. However, once the final table began, everything changed. The player who rocked the boat the most ended up tipping his opponents overboard and taking home the top prize for himself — that player was 20-year-old Constant Rijkenberg from Amsterdam. His battles with another player, William Reynolds were captivating, but in the end, everything seemed to go Rijkenberg’s way. Card Player spoke to the young gun moments after he won €1,508,000 for taking down first place. Twenty-year-old American, Reynolds is yet another great find at this season’s EPT. Impressing fellow players and spectators alike, the ...

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