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This Week's Big Winner: Doug Polk Wins WSOP $111,111 Buy-In High Roller For One Drop

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jul 19, 2017


Doug Polk is many things. He is a high-stakes poker pro and poker coach at Upswing Poker. He is a popular social media, YouTube and live-streaming personality. And now he is a three-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner. Polk topped an elite field of 130 entries in the 2017 $111,111 buy-in High Roller For One Drop to secure the title and the top prize of $3,686,865. “It does feel much better,” said Polk of this bracelet, compared with his prior two wins in a $1,000 turbo and $1,000 tag-team no-limit hold’em event. “To win that much money against tough people in a world-class event, it’s way different.” The strong turnout for this event built a $13,722,150 prize pool that was distributed amongst the top 20 finishers. The event also raised over $500,000 for the One Drop initiative which seeks to help provide access to safe water for the less fortunate around the world. Here are the ...

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