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How I Won The Irish Open

by Ian Simpson |  Published: Jun 01, 2013


Just before the Irish Open 2013 I had been reviewing my year as a sponsored pro after winning the Sole Survivor package last April. I had been given €50,000 in buy ins and really wanted to take the opportunity and prove myself as a poker player. I remember in one of my very first articles here at Card Player saying that I wanted to at least make a main event final table and maybe even take home a trophy. Leading up to the Irish Open I was pleased with my performance in my recent trips, having won a minor side event and cashing in the main event at European Poker Tour London. But I still hadn’t made a major final table through the year. I was happy with my progression as a player, but still waiting on another big score. That all changed on April 1 and not only did ...

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