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This Week's Big Winner: Shaun Deeb Wins World Series of Poker $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 15, 2018


In late June, Shaun Deeb won the 2018 World Series of Poker $25,000 pot-limit Omaha eight-max event, topping a tough field of 230 entries to win his third career gold bracelet and the $1,402,683 first-place prize. This was the largest live tournament cash of the 32-year-old poker pro’s career. “A couple of years ago, I made two PLO final tables but got seventh and eighth. I really felt like I got unlucky, but there’s such variance – cracking aces, having aces hold, it’s everything in this tournament at a final table,” Deeb told reporters after closing the deal. “I got a great start to the day, got the chip lead, was really never in a bad spot. I was able to control the pot size the way I wanted to in almost every hand. It really helps to not get in an inflated pot with a marginal hand.” Deeb had to top a final table that ...

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