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This Week's Big Winner: Pavel Plesuv Wins WPT Seminole Rock N Roll Poker Open Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jan 02, 2019


Pavel Plesuv has won the 2018 World Poker Tour Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event. The 30-year-old resident of the Czech Republic defeated a field of 898 total entries in the event to win his first WPT title and the top prize of $504,820. Plesuv also earned 1,368 Card Player Player of the Year points as the champion of this event. This was his second title of 2018, having won the $3.5 million guaranteed $3,500 buy-in no-limit hold’em event at the Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series this summer for $640,062. With five final-table finishes, 5,084 POY points and $2,456,715 in year-to-date earnings, Plesuv has climbed into tenth place in the overall POY race standings. Plesuv, a former billiards professional turned poker player, came into the final day of this event as the chip leader with six players remaining. Here are five key hands that propelled him to victory. Tournament: WPT Rock N Roll Poker Open Buy-In: $3,500 No. of Entries: 898 ...

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