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This Week's Big Winner: Daniel Weinman Wins 2017 World Poker Tour Tournament Of Champions

by Card Player News Team |  Published: May 24, 2017


Daniel Weinman won the second annual World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions, defeating Michael Mizrachi heads-up to secure the prestigious title and the first-place payout of $381,500. The 29-year-old poker pro, who qualified for this event by winning the 2017 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open, also earned a 2018 Audi S5 coupe, a pair of rose gold wireless Monster headphones, a Hublot King Power Unico Carbon watch, a custom poker table and more. All told, the additional luxury prizes that Weinman earned were worth another $150,000. Weinman survived a field of 66 WPT champions, with every winner from this season earning their way in for free and champions from prior seasons able to buy in rake-free for $15,000. The tournament also featured $100,000 in added sponsor money. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Weinman to the win. Tournament: WPT Tournament of Champions Buy-In: $15,000 No. of Entries: 66 Prize Pool – $1,090,000 1st Place Prize ...

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