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CPPT VI - Golden Gates Casino

$600 No-Limit Hold'em


Level 8

Blinds are up to 400-800 with an ante of 100 for level 8. At the completion of the level the players will take their second break of the day.

Greg Merson Grabs 2012 World Series of Poker Title and $8.5 Million Top Prize

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Jan 01, 2013


The 2012 World Series of Poker main event was one for the ages. With two women left at the final two tables, the play down to the October Nine was dramatic and tense. When the dust settled, nine men, who weren’t necessarily poker household names prior to the Series, sunk into a 103-day hibernation in anticipation of the $8.5 million first-place prize. When play resumed in late October, much had been written and said about the comeback story of poker pro Greg Merson, who not only came back from a super short stack earlier in the event but also, by all accounts, conquered a drug addiction to turn his life around. There was also Hungarian professional Andras Koroknai, who was given a second chance in the tournament thanks to a favorable ruling which kept him alive after he made the blunder of all blunders: mucking his hand after going all ...

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