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Alexandros Kolonias Wins 2019 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 04, 2019


Alexandros Kolonias is the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe €10,350 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event champion. The 32-year-old Greek poker pro outlasted a field of 541 entries to secure his first WSOP gold bracelet and the top prize of $1,258,383. “I still haven’t figured it out in my mind what actually happened. I am really happy about the way I played in the beginning,” Kolonias told WSOP reporters after coming out on top. “One level was not so good when we had four left, but things worked out for me.” Kolonias is primarily focused on online poker, and has reportedly cashed for more than $3 million under the screen name ‘mexican222.’ While live tournament poker has been less of a focus for him, he has now managed to accumulate career earnings in excess of $3.6 million, making him the highest-earning Greek poker player of all time. This year’s running drew the second-largest turnout in WSOPE main event history, behind only ...

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