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This Week's Big Winner: Koray Aldemir Wins U.S. Poker Open $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 27, 2019


The 2019 U.S. Poker Open $50,000 no-limit hold’em super high roller event attracted a field of 41 total entries, creating a prize pool of $2,050,000. After two days of nosebleed tournament action, German poker pro Koray Aldemir emerged victorious with the title and the top prize of $738,000. This was the third largest score of his tournament career, and it brought his lifetime live tournament earnings to $11,256,055. “This feels great, honestly. I had a lot of second and third finishes in the last year and winning one feels great,” said Aldemir after coming out on top. “Playing these high rollers is the best thing in poker for me. I have a lot of fun playing these things. Sometimes I take a break from poker, but when I do play I just love competing with the best.” Aldemir has indeed notched nine second and third-place finishes since the start of ...

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