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This Week's Big Winner: Maria Lampropulos Wins 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Feb 28, 2018


Maria Lampropulos outlasted a field of 582 entries to win the 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event, becoming the first ever female PCA champion. The 36-year-old Argentinian poker pro defeated a stacked final table to secure the $1,081,100 first-place prize, the second seven-figure score of her career. She earned $1,280,000 back in April of 2017 when she won the PartyPoker Millions main event. She now has more than $2.7 million in career live tournament earnings. Lampropulos also won her way into the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship in 2019, earning a Platinum Pass to the PSPC worth $30,000 as the champion of this event. “I feel very, very happy. I know that it’s incredible. It’s great,” she told PokerStars reporters after coming out on top. In addition to the title and the money Lampropulos also earned 2,100 Card Player Player of the Year points, taking the early lead in the 2018 POY race. She is now second on the Argentinian live tournament earnings list, ...

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