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This Week's Big WInner: David Yan Wins EPT Malta High Roller Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 07, 2016


David Yan has won the European Poker Tour Malta €25,750 no-limit hold’em high roller event, topping a field of 65 total entries to win the title and the first-place prize of €465,800 ($507,722 USD). “I’m pretty happy with it,” said Yan. “It’s tough to explain, but it feels pretty nice. It’s pretty cool.” The 23-year-old poker pro from New Zealand also earned 504 Card Player Player of the Year points for the win. This was his sixth final-table finish and his third title of this year, having taken down a €1,650 WSOP International Circuit event earlier this month and a $1,150 AUD buy-in six-max no-limit hold’em event at the Aussie Millions. With 3,234 POY points and $1,579,397 in year-to-date earnings Yan has climbed into 23rd place in the rankings. Here are the five biggest hands from the final table that propelled Yan to the win. Tournament: EPT Malta High Roller Buy-In: $28,021 No. of Entries: 65 Prize Pool: $1,732,919 1st Place Prize: $507,722 The ...

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