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Final Table Takedown - Paul Dewald Battles Back From Three Big Blinds to Finish Second for a Six-Figure Score

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Oct 15, 2010


Paul Dewald, 26, has a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Northern Colorado. He has been playing poker professionally, online and live, since June of 2005. He started off as a cash-game specialist and moved to tournaments with the help of a friend, Hunter “Hemipowerswt” Frey. Dewald had several five-figure scores leading up to his latest successes. On June 13 of this year, he chopped the Sunday Warm-Up on PokerStars for $87,537. In August, he finished third in the PokerStars Second Chance event for $30,600. He has accumulated more than $1.4 million in career online-tournament cashes. He is a hard-working poker player who’s dedicated to becoming one of the best in the game. Event: PokerStars Sunday Million tournament Players in the Event: 7,798 Buy-in: $215 First Prize: $233,943 Finish: Second Hand No. 1 Stacks: Paul “PremiumStud” Dewald – 1,538,200 Villain – 7,083,447 Blinds: 250,000-500,000 Antes: 50,000 Players ...

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