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This Week's Big Winner: Erik Seidel Wins 2015 EPT Grand Final Super High Roller Event

A Hand-By-Hand Breakdown Of Seidel’s Huge Score

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 10, 2015


Erik Seidel is no stranger to the winner’s circle, having won 28 tournaments over his stellar career as a poker professional. The man immortalized in the movie Rounders for his runner-up finish in the 1988 World Series of Poker main event, has since gone on to record 20 scores with better paydays. In total, Seidel has amassed more than $24 million in live tournament earnings and now sits in third place on the all-time money list, behind just Antonio Esfandiari and Daniel Negreanu. Seidels’ most recent poker accomplishment took place at the EPT Grand Final in Monaco at the €100,000 buy-in Super High Roller event. The 55-year-old topped a field of 71 players for a massive €2,015,000 payday, the second largest of his career. Here’s a look at the five biggest hands that propelled Seidel to victory. The Tournament: EPT Grand Final Super High Roller Buy-In: €100,000 • No. of ...

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