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Harrison Gimbel Wins 2010 PokerStars

19-Year-Old Takes Home Top Prize of $2.2 Million

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Apr 01, 2010


In just seven years, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure has gone from being a destination poker tournament to a tournament-poker institution. It started out as a World Poker Tour event and then became a part of the European Poker Tour in 2008. It now also anchors the newly formed North American Poker Tour and the Latin American Poker Tour. Since it began in 2004, more than $53 million has been awarded at the PCA, and more than 6,000 players have taken part in the event. The number of side events featured at the PCA also has grown by leaps and bounds. “With more than 50 events on the schedule, we expected a lot from this year’s PCA, and it certainly hasn’t disappointed. The main event generated the biggest prize pool [$14,831,300] and the biggest field [1,529 players] we have ever had,” said Tournament Director Mike Ward. The side-event offerings now rival ...

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