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This Week's Big Winner: Sergio Aido Wins 2019 EPT Monte Carlo €100,000 Super High Roller

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 19, 2019


Sergio Aido has won the 2019 European Poker Tour Monte Carlo €100,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em super high roller. The Spanish poker pro emerged victorious from a field of 52 total entries to capture the title and the top prize of €1,589,190 ($1,779,893 USD), the largest payday of his career. Aido’s lifetime earnings grew to more than $10.3 million, making him the third highest earning Spanish-born player in tournament poker behind only Adrian Mateos ($17.4 million) and Carlos Mortensen ($11.9 million). Here are the five hands that propelled Aido to the title. Tournament – EPT Monte Carlo Super High Roller Buy-In: €100,000 ($113,664) No. of Entries: 52 Prize Pool: €5,045,040 ($5,650,446) 1st Place Prize: €1,589,190 ($1,779,893) The Action Aido was short-stacked and desperate during the eight-handed money bubble, but two quick double ups, including one hand where he was dominated, and he was right back in contention. After Koray Aldemir went out on the bubble, Aido raised ...

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