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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: Oct 01, 2013


When the final card was dealt in the Card Player Poker Tour Choctaw $1,500 main event it was cash games specialist Mo Abedi-Arani who received the chips, the title and the money after overcoming a heads-up chip deficit that was at one point 6-1. “It feels great but it still hasn’t hit me,” Abedi-Arani said of his title. “Blair was on my left the whole time and he busted early, so that was lucky. Then everything else just worked out the entire time. It felt good.” The final hand began when Choctaw regular Allan Farber raised to 260,000 from the button and Abedi-Arani called from the big blind. The flop was dealt 6 5 2, Abedi-Arani checked, Farber fired out a bet of 300,000 and Abedi-Arani called. The turn was the 6 and Abedi-Arani checked again. Farber bet one million, Abedi-Arani raised to 2 million and Farber moved all in. ...

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