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Anthony Zinno Wins Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Event

2015 Card Player POY Winner Earns $466,670 At Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Aug 15, 2018


Anthony Zinno, the 2015 Card Player Player of the Year, has won the $5,000 CPPT Venetian main event, earning $466,670. He defeated a field of 547 players to bank the fifth-largest score of his career and bring his total live tournament winnings to more than $8 million. Zinno had a number of close calls this summer. The 36-year-old cashed 11 times and made three final tables at the WSOP, finishing third in both the $565 pot-limit Omaha online event and in the $10,000 limit hold’em championship. “I’ve been looking for a good excuse to take a break,” Zinno said after the victory. “I’ve been grinding, almost nonstop, for the past few months. I had just one night off the entire WSOP. I was on a mission to get another win. So this feels like a good opportunity to take a nice, long vacation. I pulled out a win, and now ...

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