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Risk’s Reward

by Brendan Murray |  Published: Feb 01, 2011


Congratulations to young Canadian Nick Abou Risk who won the UK & Ireland Poker Tour Galway event in early December. While it is unusual for us to congratulate individual winners in our editorial, Risk’s win was an unusual event – it was his second UKIPT title in three months. If his name sounds familiar it is most likely because you’ll have read about him in Card Player not long ago when he won the UKIPT stop in Edinburgh. He followed that up with his victory in a 266 player field in Ireland to take home £67,000 to add to his £50,000 haul in Scotland. A quite remarkable feat in such a short space of time. Especially for a Canadian! A New Year, a New Home Back in the mists of time, your humble editor worked in communications for an online poker room which migrated from one network to another ...

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