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Ben Big in Berlin

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 01, 2011


The PokerStars European Poker Tour Berlin no-limit hold’em main event saw Canadian Internet professional Ben “NeverScaredB” Wilinofsky lift the championship trophy. He topped a field of 773 players to take home the top prize of €825,000 in Berlin, Germany in early March. He increased his combined live and online lifetime earnings to more than $2 million with the victory. Along the way a number of well known pros cashed in the event including: 11th Fabrice Soulier France €36,000 17th Konstantin Puchkov Russia €20,000 20th Henrique Pinho Portugal €20,000 26th George Danzer Germany €17,500 40th Tomer Berda Israel €15,000 64th Tristan Clemencon France €12,500 75th Roberto Romanello UK €10,000 78th Joao Barbosa Portugal €10,000 95th Peter Eastgate Denmark €10,000 96th Sebastian Ruthenberg Germany €10,000 However arguably it was the elimination of Daniel Pidun on the final table bubble which caused the most raising of eyebrows. Armin Mette raised preflop and Pidun ...

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