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This Week’s Big Winner: Josh Adkins Takes Down WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Nov 20, 2019


Joshua Adkins has won the 2019 World Poker Tour bestbet Bounty Scramble. The 26-year-old poker pro outlasted a field of 349 total entries who came out to bestbet Jacksonville for the $5,000 buy-in main event. Adkins managed to come away with the title despite this being the first WPT event he ever played in, securing the top prize of $331,480. The Tallahassee, Florida resident focuses primarily on cash games as a professional player and had just $25,405 in prior tournament scores before coming out on top in this event. “Playing my first WPT and to win it, I don’t have words,” Adkins told WPT reporters after emerging victorious. “This means a lot to me, obviously, not because of the money, but just for me. I’ve worked really hard at this game for the last seven years, and to just have this win and how tough this field was – it’s just incredible. It’s a funny story, I kind ...

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