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This Week's Big Winner: Jason Koon Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Sep 28, 2016


Jason Koon recently won the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $5,250 buy-in no-limit hold’em $5 million guaranteed championship event, outlasting a field of 847 entries to win his largest career title and the $1 million first-place prize. In addition to the seven-figure payday Koon was awarded 1,824 _Card Player_ Player of the Year points. This was Koon’s second final-table finish of the year, with his other score being a title run in a $25,000 high roller at Bellagio this summer. He now sits in 38th place with 2,328 points and $1,514,080 in year-to-date earnings. Koon now has over $5.2 million in lifetime live tournaments earning. Here are the five biggest hands from the final table that propelled Koon to the win. Tournament: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship Buy-In: $5,000 • No. of Entries: 847 • Prize Pool: $5,000,000 • 1st Place Prize: $1,000,000 The Action Jason Koon raised to 180,000 from the cutoff and Zo ...

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