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Card Player Poker Tour: Fred Paradis Wins Foxwoods Main Event

Foxwoods Local Hero Fred Paradis Wins $81,528 and CPPT Title

by Diana Cox |  Published: Mar 18, 2015


Take him down to Paradise City! Fred Paradis dominated a field of 282 players over three days to win the Card Player Poker Tour Foxwoods $1,650 no-limit hold’em main event for his largest live score throughout his seven-year career. A regular in the Northeast card rooms and dubbed a ‘hometown hero’ by those who frequent the poker room at Foxwoods, Paradis took home $81,528 and the title of CPPT champion. Paradis ended day 2 as the chip leader, but did not hold that spot throughout the day 3. He played through a series of highs and lows and when three-handed play got underway between him, third place finisher PJ Caruso and runner-up Dilipkumar Patel, Paradis was the short-stack. “I started off with a tough seat because the four best players at the table were on my left,” Paradis said. “One guy just kept spewing every time and I jammed on ...

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