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Miha Travnik Wins World Poker Tour Slovenia

Local Player Takes Down $144,000 For Topping 141-Strong Field


Miha Travnik has won the World Poker Tour Slovenia. The local boy beat 140 opponents at Casino Portoroz to pick up $144,399 (€102,700) in the €3,300 buy in main event.

Travnik entered the heads up dual 3:1 down in chips against Vincenzo Natale and the chip lead swung backwards and forwards over two hours until Travnik crippled Natale calling an all-in four bet with J-J while his opponent tabled 9Diamond Suit 8Diamond Suit.

The jacks held and Travnik held a 10:1 chip lead before finishing his desperate opponent off a few hands later.

The final table payouts were:

1: Miha Travnik — $144,399
2: Vincenzo Natale — $99,481
3: Johannes Korsar — $68,244
4: Ferdi Ciorabai — $51,077
5: Gaetano Fortugno — $40,524
6: Marcello Marigliano — $32,926