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Global Poker Reg Mike 'DarkKnight17' Coombs Nabs First Series Win

Rattlesnake Open Continues As Part Of The Global Poker Championships

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Mike “DarkKnight17” Coombs managed to get heads-up three times in Global Poker Championship series events, but a win and the Global Poker Champions Pack that comes with it still eluded him entering The Rattlesnake Open.

That is, until event no. 12, when Coombs navigated his way to a win and a SC$3,560 payday.

“It was great to get the win,” Coombs said. “This is the fourth time I’ve been heads-up for a series event. I was 0 for 3 coming into this so it was awesome to finally close one out.”

Coombs, who is an active contributor to the Global Poker forum and even blogs about his play on the site, had to fight back to earn the victory.

“I got it all in with A-10 vs A-2 for the win and he spiked a deuce to take the chip lead,” Coombs continued. “I was pretty determined to not let this one slip away though and I was able to grind my way back in front and finally close it out!”

In addition to the title, the cash, the trophy, and the champion’s pack, Coombs also received valuable point towards the Global Poker Championships Leaderboard. The player at the top of the leaderboard will represent Global Poker in a live tournament worth up to $5,000 in buy-ins, travel and accommodations.

There is still plenty of time to get in on the action of The Rattlesnake Open with a main event on Sunday, May 20. Don’t miss out. Sign up today and get started now!


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