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Card Player Poker Tour Wynn: Maxim Sorokin Wins Main Event for $101,619

Maxim Sorokin Defeated Kevin Calenzo Heads-Up for the Title of Card Player Poker Tour Champion

by Diana Cox |  Published: Apr 29, 2015


Maxim Sorokin came out on top after four days of play and stacked final table, which included World Poker Tour champion Keven Stammen, World Series of Poker bracelet winner Jared Hamby, Zo Karim, Eric Molina and Dan Alspach in the Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Classic main event. Sorokin defeated Kevin Calenzo heads-up for $101,619, the title of CPPT champion and 408 Card Player Player of the Year points. After trading the chiplead back and forth throughout the final duel, everything came to an end when Calenzo raised to 125,000 and Sorokin moved all-in from the big blind. Calenzo called and tabled A9, but Sorokin was ahead with A9. After a board of 662K5 the tournament was over. It was Calenzo’s second deep run in a CPPT Wynn main event. In 2013 Calenzo finished sixth in the $5,000 no-limit hold’em main event for $43,672. Calenzo left with $82,042 and 340 ...

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