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Player of the Year

PokerStars EPT Copenhagen and NAPT Venetian Produce New Player of the Year Contenders

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Apr 02, 2010

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The PokerStars European Poker Tour stop in Copenhagen proved the popularity of poker in Scandinavia once again in February. The no-limit hold’em main event attracted a field of 423 players and created a prize pool of $2,593,443. The champion was Anton Wigg, who took home $670,713 and 1,920 Card Player 2010 Player of the Year (POY) points. The runner-up was Francesco De Vivo, who was awarded 1,600 points and $415,206. Wigg enters a three-way tie for eighth place in the POY standings with EPT Deauville winner Jake Cody and Aussie Millions champion Tyron Krost. De Vivo is now tied for 12th place with the runner-up finishers in Deauville (Teodor Caraba) and Australia (Frederik Jensen). Only time will tell which players who made final-table appearances in these big events are actual contenders and which ones were one-hit wonders. The first PokerStars North American Poker Tour event to be held on United ...


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