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Taylor Von Kriegenbergh Takes Player of the Year Lead

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 07, 2011


One of the longest final tables in World Poker Tour history concluded recently at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The champion of the inaugural Seminole Hard Rock Showdown was Taylor Von Kriegenbergh, and he won $1,122,340, a WPT bracelet, and a seat in the $25,000 WPT Championship for topping a field of 433 players. He has had a very strong spring to start 2011, with this big win being his fourth cash of the year. Von Kriegenbergh made the final table (finishing third) of the main event of The Big Event in March, and followed that up with an 18th-place cash in the North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun main event in April. The very next day, he made his second final table in the NAPT Mohegan Sun bounty shootout, where he finished in fifth place. His third final table of the year resulted in Von Kriegenbergh claiming ...

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