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


Three major tournament series came to a conclusion in early August with two awarding thousands of points in the Card Player Player of the Year race to final table contestants and champions. Ronny Kaiser became the first PokerStars European Poker Tour champion from Switzerland when he won the first event of EPT season eight, in Tallinn, Estonia. The 21-year-old Kaiser won €275,000 after defeating a field of 282 players in the €4,250 buy-in event. He also took home 1,344 Player of the Year points, which puts him in a tie for 149th place in the increasingly competitive standings. “It’s great to win,” said Kaiser after the victory. “I’ve been chip leader for three days so I was really thinking this time I’m going to win it. I have had deep runs four or five times but always finished around 20th. Now my goal is to become the first ever Swiss ...

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