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John McNulty Wins Card Player Poker Tour Palm Beach Kennel Club Main Event

by Diana Cox |  Published: Jan 22, 2014


Pockets Queens was the hand that captured a Card Player Poker Tour title for Jacksonville, Florida native John McNulty during the early evening hours December 16 at Palm Beach Kennel Club. The 25-year old poker pro bested a field of 287 players in the first ever CPPT Palm Beach Kennel Club $1,100 no-limit hold’em $250,000 guarantee main event and outlasted a final table that included high-stakes cash game pro Brian Hastings and online tournament wizard Eric Blair to capture the $68,191 first-place prize, the CPPT trophy and 456 Card Player Player of the Year points. The heads-up match came down to McNulty and Luke Brereton in a speedy conclusion to an even faster-paced final table which lasted a mere four and a half hours. “Luke is an awesome player,” McNulty said after his win. “I ran good against him the whole tournament, on both days you know. That’s it. Your ...

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