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This Week's Big Winner: Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 15, 2017


Daniel Weinman had his 29th birthday on Feb. 3, 2017. What did he get on his special day? His first World Poker Tour title and an $892,433 payday. “I turned 29 today, so this is a pretty awesome birthday present. My girlfriend flew in last minute, you couldn’t have scripted it any better,” Weinman told WPT reporters after coming out on top. Weinman defeated a field of 1,312 entries to take down the 2017 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event. The Georgia native now has $2.2 million in career tournament earnings, along with titles on the WSOP Circuit and European Poker Tour, and at the Wynn Classic and Aussie Millions. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Weinman to the win. Tournament: WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Buy-In: $3,500 No. of Entries: 1,312 Prize Pool: $4,199,712 1st Place Prize: $892,433 The Action With 23 players remaining in the tournament, Millard Hale raised and Daniel ...

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