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Stephen Chidwick Headlines Day 4 Of Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Event

From a field of 564 entries, the Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main event is down to its final 12 players with one of the best players on the planet near the top of the ...


George Antonakos Wins 2018 CPPT Bicycle Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 29, 2018

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The 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Hotel & Casino main event drew a massive field of 2,180 total entries, with 153 day 2 direct entries. The prize pool swelled to $675,023 as a result of the massive turnout, blowing away the $500,000 guarantee. More than a week after the first hand was dealt in the event, George Antonakos emerged victorious, earning $75,365 after striking a deal with seven players remaining. He was only in for one $245 buy-in in this event. “It’s a great ROI man! It’s fantastic,” said Antonakos after coming out on top. “If somebody told me three days ago I’d be chopping it for $75,000 I would be ecstatic. It’s unbelievable.” This was the 42-year-old business owner from Marina Del Rey’s second largest score, behind his second-place finish in an event at the Borgata in 2010 for $110,434. “I’m a serious amateur, is probably what one ...


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