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Roland De Wolfe Completes Triple Crown

Becomes Second Player Ever to Win a WSOP, EPT, and WPT Title

by Kristy Arnett |  Published: Oct 01, 2009

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Before the 2009 World Series of Poker, poker’s Triple Crown honors had been bestowed on only one player — Gavin Griffin. That was until former poker journalist and now tournament pro Roland De Wolfe completed the trifecta with a WSOP gold bracelet in event No. 27, $5,000 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better. His other Triple Crown victories came at the 2005 WPT Grand Prix de Paris and the EPT Dublin Championship in 2006. De Wolfe now has nearly $4.4 million in tournament winnings, and has secured a place in poker history. Card Player caught up with him after his historic win to have him discuss navigating through an extremely tough field in a game in which he possessed limited experience. KA: When you got down to three-handed, Scott Clements, who’s known as an Omaha specialist, was first in chips. How did you maintain your composure and eventually take it down? RD: Well, ...


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