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Daniel Colman Wins 2014 Card Player Player of the Year Award

by Erik Fast |  Published: Feb 04, 2015

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Daniel Colman cashed for $22,319,279 in live tournament earnings in 2014, blowing away the previous high water mark by more than $3 million to set the record for the most money earned in a single year in poker tournament history. It is only fitting that by accomplishing that historic achievement Colman also secured himself the 2014 Card Player Player of the Year award, sponsored by Carbon Poker. The young American poker pro won four gigantic titles and made nine total POY-qualified final tables along the way to securing the POY award, highlighted by his $15.3 million win in the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One For One Drop at the World Series of Poker. Colman wasn’t always a world-beating force on the tournament scene, however. Three months into the year Colman was a well respected online heads-up sit-n-go specialist with only $350,000 in live tournament earnings under his belt. Nine months later ...


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