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Card Player Poker Tour: Austin Lewis Wins Choctaw Main Event

Austin Lewis Becomes the Seventh Champion of Season II and E

by Diana Cox |  Published: Sep 03, 2014


It all came down to a wheel. Austin Lewis picked up $183,205 and the title of Card Player Poker Tour champion when he flopped 543 holding A2 to eliminate Gary Luther. The final two players in the Choctaw $1,500 no-limit hold’em $500,000 guarantee main event battled through a fast final table lasting just over three hours before all was said and done. After losing a massive portion of his stack just a few hands earlier when he ran his pocket nines into Lewis’s pocket aces, Luther made his final move of the tournament holding pocket queens. An unfortunate flop left the runner-up drawing extremely thin and he never found the needed cards to either chop or take the pot when the board completed 24. Luther left with $113,205 for his deep run. “It’s definitely different,” Lewis said of his win. “It’s my first big live title. When I won my ...

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