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This Week's Big Winner: Marti Roca De Torres Wins World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 20, 2017


A total of 529 entries were made in the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe €10,350 no-limit hold’em main event, which was held in the Czech Republic for the first time in the event’s history. In the end, it was 36-year old Spanish poker pro Marti Roca De Torres who emerged victorious, capturing his first WSOP gold bracelet and the top prize of €1,115,207 ($1,301,815). The former economics teacher had only $30,000 in prior live tournament earnings before taking down this massive title. He won his way into this event in a €220 buy-in satellite online and was then able to turn his entry in this event into a seven-figure score. “I don’t know, I am more nervous now than before when I was playing,” Roca De Torres told WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel after the win. “But for sure I am very happy and it is a dream come true, I don’t know what to say.” Here are the ...

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