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Daniel Colman Wins $15.3 Million In 2014 Big One For One Drop:

23-Year-Old Pro Wins Second Ever Million-Dollar Buy-In Event

by Erik Fast |  Published: Aug 20, 2014

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At the beginning of April, Daniel Colman had roughly $350,000 in live tournament earnings to his name. Now, just a few months later, the 23-year-old from Holden, Massachusetts is ranked sixth on the all-time money list with $18,785,680 in cashes, the majority of which he earned by emerging victorious in the 2014 World Series of Poker $1 million buy-in “Big One For One Drop.” The young poker pro, who specializes in online heads-up sit-n-gos and got his big break in the game by talking trash and calling out a pro’s hands in an online chat box, topped a field of 42 players in the seven-figure buy-in event to earn the second largest payout awarded in the history of tournament poker: $15,306,668. This historic win came roughly two months after the young pro topped another elite high-stakes field in the European Poker Tour Grand Final €100,000 super high roller for another ...


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