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Capture The Flag -- Jens Kyllönen

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Sep 19, 2012

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Over the last two years, Jens Kyllönen has been one of the most dominant high-stakes cash game pros online. During his run, the Finnish pro from Helsinki racked up a reported $3 million in profit, which explains why he had no problem putting up the full $1 million buy-in to compete in this summer’s WSOP Big One For One Drop event. The 22-year-old superstar has come a long way since his EPT Scandinavian Open in 2009, where he earned a hefty payday of €878,057, but was clearly just happy to be in the spotlight for a bit. Nowadays, he’s in the spotlight full time, following in the footsteps of other nosebleed players from Finland such as Ilari Sahamies, Patrik Antonius, Jani Vilmunen and Sami Kelopuro. His everyday life may not feel any different, but it’s obvious from speaking to the Finn how much he has been through poker-wise in such ...


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