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This Week's Big Winner: Daniel Strelitz Wins WPT LA Poker Classic Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Apr 12, 2017


In early March, Daniel Strelitz took down the World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The 27-year-old poker pro based out of Orange, California overcame a field of 521 players to win his first WPT title and the top prize of $1,001,110. This was Strelitz’s first ever seven-figure score. His largest prior live tournament cash came when he finished second in a $5,000 no-limit hold’em event at last year’s World Series of Poker for $338,774. He now has career live tournament earnings of more than $2.6 million. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Strelitz to the win. Tournament: WPT LA Poker Classic Buy-In: $10,000 No. of Entries: 521 Prize Pool: $5,001,600 1st Place Prize: $1,001,110 The Action Strelitz raised to 65,000 from the cutoff and Serock called from the button. Richard Tuhrim called from the big blind. The dealer rolled out the 8 4 4 and Tuhrim checked. Strelitz bet ...

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