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Player Of The Year: Chris Moorman Takes Player of Year Lead, Fox Joins Top Five

by Erik Fast |  Published: Nov 30, 2011

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The Card Player Player of the Year race was shaken up in a big way over the past couple of weeks due to a series of huge European events. The World Series of Poker Europe main event made its debut in Cannes, France this year at the Majestic Barrière Casino. It was a great success, with impressive growth over prior years. When the WSOPE premiered in 2007, its three events drew 623 total players. This year’s series featured seven bracelet events that attracted a total of 2,626 players, with the marquee €10,000 main event drawing an impressive field of 593 players, shattering the previous high-water mark of 362 players for the event. After five days of play, American Elio Fox came out on top, defeating Chris Moorman for the title, €1,400,000 first prize and 2,400 POY points. Fox has earned $2,684,544 in POY qualifying events so far this year, and ...


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