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This Week's Big Winner: Niall Farrell Wins Triple Crown After Taking Down WSOP Europe High Roller

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 06, 2017


Niall Farrell defeated a field of 113 total entries to win the World Series of Poker Europe €25,000 no-limit hold’em high roller. For the win, Farrell earned the €745,287 first-place prize and his first WSOP gold bracelet. As a result of the huge win the 30-year-old poker pro became only the eighth player ever in poker history to win major titles in WSOP, World Poker Tour, and European Poker Tour events. Farrell achieved what is known as poker’s Triple Crown by winning the 2015 EPT Malta main event, the 2016 WPT Caribbean Poker Party main event and, of course, this title at the WSOP Europe. Farrell joins Mohsin Charania and Harrison Gimbel as players who completed the Triple Crown in 2017. The other players who have accomplished the feat are Gavin Griffin, Roland De Wolfe, Jake Cody, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, and Davidi Kitai. “Feel fantastic,” Farrell told reporters after coming out on top. “It’s so nice to finally get over the line especially after losing heads-up twice. Especially in a ...

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