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Jon Turner has done incredibly well with Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main events, with two titles on his poker resume. The former online poker standout known as ‘PearlJammer’ won the 2016 CPPT Venetian main ...


Ioannis Angelou-Konstas Wins PartyPoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Nov 21, 2018

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The 2018 PartyPoker LIVE MILLIONS UK wrapped up this weekend, closing out the massive series with the £5,000,000 guaranteed £5,300 buy-in main event. The tournament attracted a field of 1,015 total entries, and after five full days of action, that huge number was narrowed down to just one player: Greece’s Ioannis Angelou-Konstas. As the champion of this event he earned £940,000 ($1,222,000 USD) and his first major live tournament title. In addition to the money and the glory, Angelou-Konstas was also awarded 1,920 Card Player Player of the Year points. This was his second victory of the year, having taken down a €1,200 WPT DeepStacks event in Brussels in March. With these two scores he has earned a total of 2,400 POY points, enough to see him move into 56th place in the overall POY race standings for 2018. Here are five key hands that propelled Angelou-Konstas to victory. Tournament: PartyPoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Buy-In: £5,300 ($6,956) No. of Entries: 1,015 Prize Pool: £5,000,000 ($6,500,000) 1st Place ...


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