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Mo Abedi-Arani Wins Card Player Poker Tour Choctaw Main Event Abedi-Arani Scores $220,626 First-Place Prize

by Diana Cox |  Published: Sep 04, 2013


Season 1 of the 2012-2013 Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) came to an end with the CPPT Choctaw tournament series, a 54-event series which included no-limit hold’em and H.O.R.S.E. events, a seniors event and the very first ever Choctaw hold’em event, a tournament in which players are dealt three hole cards, must turn one up postflop and can combine their hole cards with the five cards on the board to make the best five-card hand. “It was the first time that game has even been dealt,” Jeramey Standridge, Choctaw Table Games Manager said. “People liked it. We got over 100 players.” Many of the preliminary tournaments doubled or tripled their guarantees, pleasing players and tournament staff alike. Six-time WSOP bracelet winner T.J. Cloutier added another win to his long resume when he took down a $120 no-limit hold’em event with $100,000 guaranteed, for $49,615, bringing his lifetime winnings to more ...

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