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Final Table Takedown -- Yevgeniy Timoshenko

Yevgeniy Timoshenko Wins $1.7 Million in 2009 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jan 22, 2010


Yevgeniy “Jovial Gent” Timoshenko went on a mad rush in the fall of 2008 when he won his second live tournament, the Asian Poker Tour $5,300 Macau main event for $500,000, and finished second in a $2,930 PokerStars Barcelona European Poker Tour event for $133,076. In 2009, he added the $25,000 WPT Championship title to his resume, and took home $2,149,960. Online, the 21-year-old wunderkind has been a dominating force, winning numerous major events over the last few years, including a PokerStars Sunday Million event for $250,202 in 2006. Event 2009 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker main event Players in the Event 2,144 Buy-in $5,000 First Prize $1,715,200 Finish First Hand No. 1 Jovial Gent – 13,626,010 djk123 – 10,291,231 Blinds: 60,000-120,000 Antes: 15,000 Players Remaining: 4 Key Concepts: Table image; bet-sizing Jovial Gent raises to 281,010 from the button with the K K. Craig Tapscott: What was your ...

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