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This Week's Big Winner: Kalidou Sow Wins PokerStars Championship Prague Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jan 31, 2018


France’s Kalidou Sow has won the 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague €5,300 no-limit hold’em main event, defeating a field of 885 entries to win €675,000 ($795,305). The 37-year-old Sow will also go down in the history books as the final champion on the short-lived PSC tour. The major tours run by PokerStars combined under the PokerStars Championship name at the start of 2017, but after just a year the decision has been made to restore the European Poker Tour, along with the Asia Pacific Poker Tour and the Latin American Poker Tour, and as a result the PokerStars Championship name will be set aside. Although the branding of PokerStars events is undergoing changes, that doesn’t overshadow the fact that this was a huge tournament. The 885-entry turnout built a prize pool equivalent to nearly $4.9 million dollars. Here are the five biggest hands from the final table that propelled Sow to the win. Tournament – PokerStars Championship Prague Buy-In – €5,000 ($6,261) No. of Entries – 855 Prize Pool – €4,146,750 ...

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