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This Week's Big Winner: Mike Watson Wins 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event

Watson Earns $728,325 For The Victory

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 02, 2016


The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event in the Bahamas is always the first major tournament of the year and draws one of the biggest fields on the European Poker Tour. This year was no exception, with 928 players creating a total prize pool of more than $4.5 million. After navigating through a final table that included the likes of Vladimir Troyanovskiy, Toby Lewis, and three-time PCA main event final tablist Tony Gregg, the win and the first-place prize of $728,325 ultimately went to longtime high-stakes tournament grinder Mike Watson. The Toronto native now has more than $9 million in lifetime live tournament earnings, good enough for 44th place all-time and fifth place on the Canadian leaderboard. Here’s a look at the five biggest hands that propelled Watson to victory. Tournament – PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event Buy-In: $5,000 • No. of Entries: 928 • Prize Pool: $4,500,800 • 1st Place ...

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