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Dominik Nitsche Tears Up The Live Tournament Circuit

23-Year-Old German Pro Wins His Third WSOP Bracelet

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Jul 23, 2014


With online poker still recovering from Black Friday in the United States, there is a noticeable lack of young American pros tearing up the circuit. The best up-and-coming players during the poker boom are all now pushing 30 and can consider themselves veterans of the game. But that’s not the case in Europe, where online poker continues to explode. It is there where we continue to see young poker phenoms making a name for themselves in some of the world’s toughest games. Take 23-year-old Dominik Nitsche, for example. The German poker pro who grew up in a small city was largely unaffected by the Moneymaker boom. It wasn’t until Joe Hachem and then later Jamie Gold that Nitsche caught the poker bug and soon after, the high school student was tearing up the online sit-n-go leaderboards. By the time he turned 18, Nitsche had already amassed a sizeable bankroll and ...

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