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This Week's Big Winner: Taylor Paur Wins World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event

A Hand-By-Hand Breakdown Of Paur’s First WPT Title

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Apr 29, 2015


Taylor Paur started his career playing online poker, and quickly worked his way up the rankings to become one of the game’s best. In 2010, the California native was crowned the Card Player Online Player of the Year. In total, Paur has won more than $4.9 million online. After crushing online, he began to turn his attention to live tournament poker, where he has also put up some impressive results. In 2012, he went deep in the WSOP main event, banking $236,921 for a 33rd-place finish. Then the next summer, he won his first WSOP bracelet and $340,260 in a $1,000 no-limit hold’em event. Most recently, he topped a field of 708 players in San Jose at the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star main event, earning his first WPT title and the $1,214,200 first-place prize. In total, the 26-year-old poker pro now has more than $2.8 million in live tournament ...

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