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This Week's Big Winner: David Larson Wins World Poker Tour Rolling Thunder Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Apr 11, 2018


David Larson has won the 2018 World Poker Tour Rolling Thunder $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event. He outlasted a field of 440 total entries who turned out to the Thunder Valley Casino Resort to win $295,128 and his first WPT title. The San Jose, California resident’s largest previous cash was for just $11,500. In addition to the money and the title, Larson also earned 1,080 Card Player Player of the Year points, enough to move him into 40th place. This was his second final-table finish of the year, having finished seventh in the World Series of Poker Circuit Thunder Valley $365 buy-in bounty event earlier this year. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Larson to the win. Tournament: WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event Buy-In: $3,500 No. of Entries: 440 Prize Pool: $1,408,000 1st Place Prize: $295,128 The Action On only the second hand of the six-handed final table, Alexander raised to 90,000 from under-the-gun and McKeehen made the call ...

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