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On The Tournament Trail

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Feb 01, 2012


Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew Wins In Macau Randy “nanonoko” Lew has won the PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour Macau main event topping a record field of 575 players in the former Portuguese colony. He collected HKD$3.8 million (US$483,000) for his victory, along with 1,440 Card Player Player of the Year points. Lew and his heads-up opponent Jimmy Pan started virtually even in chips and the chip lead swung both ways over more than 90 minutes until the defining hand saw Pan open to 400,000 on the button, Lew call, and a flop of Q T 8 dealt. Lew bet 400,000, Pan moved all in and Lew snap called, his Q T having hit the flop much harder than pan’s K Q. The 5 and J on the turn and river sealed the tournament for Lew who said after his first major live victory, “I got queens in against aces, which was ...

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