CardsChat Presents: Big Winners of the Week

Love and hopefully not too much coronavirus were in the air for a Valentine’s week of poker. With players masked and plexiglass on some of the tables, the live poker economy clearly has started to churn! And bustling online toy hasn’t stopped either. Here are a few striking victories, selected by your friends at CardsChat News, that tickled our thoughts for the week ceasing Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 😛 TAGEND

Sami Kelopuro

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Sami Kelopuro ‘LarsLuzak’

$10 K Super MILLION$ GGPoker


Kelopuro, a Finnish high-stakes online crusher, covered off a spectacular keep going GGPoker in February with a succes in the most recent $ 10,300 Super Millions. He had to beat reigning WSOP World Champion Damian Salas heads-up to lock in the top spot among a 202 -entry field. This result drew “LarsLuzak’s” February prizes on GG( so far) to $547,000.

Justin Ouimette

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Justin Ouimette

Partypoker Millions Online $1,600 Mini Main Event


Persistence paid off for Ouimette, who topped a orbit of 1,127 in this $ 1,600 NLH to book his biggest single-event score of his busines. Ouimette has been grinding online for more than a dozen years, increasing over$ 4 million in currencies along the way. ($ 2.4 M on PokerStars alone, under the screen name ” birddy4 20″ ). The Canadian pro duelled all last time trying to win a big one during GGPoker’s WSOP Online Bracelet Series, and came within striking distance a few times among his 17 monies for not quite $50 k total.

Asher Conniff Venetian

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Asher Conniff

$800 NLH UltimateStack Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza Las Vegas


Conniff, the 2015 WPT World Champion, is one of the most skilled mid-stakes live tournament pros in the world. And he registered why he’s always a force to contend with at the mid-stakes tables when he beat out 965 athletes in the Venetian’s” Ultimate Stack” affair, which makes actors 40,000 starting microchips with 40 -minute positions. Conniff has more than $ 2.6 million in live tournament cashies, including 28 WSOP values, and now. The Brooklyn native is always a player to watch out for.

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Brian Clarke ‘weebrick114’

PS1 10 Winter Goliath Grosvenor Poker

PS2 0,202 ($ 28,314)

With the UK on lockdown, Grosvenor is hosting its National Poker League online this year, and Clarke took down down the inaugural online Winter Goliath. The digital account of Europe’s largest live affair attracted 1,443 entrants. In addition to the GUKPT title and prize money, Clarke scored big-hearted points toward a PS20, 000 sponsorship carton that goes to the top musician in National Poker League points.

Terry Hatcher

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Terry Hatcher

Power Poker Series Ladies Event Bally’s, Las Vegas


Fitting title for a Maiden poker powerhouse. Hatcher acquired this $300 NLH event ($ 5k guaranteed) after the final three chopped evenly, then played it out for the title, a trophy, and an amethyst pendant. Hatcher, a board member of the Women’s Poker Association( which provided swag purses to everyone at the final counter) is always a threat in these events. In 2018, she won the Lone Star State Ladies championship( Texas) and went second place at the WSOPC Choctaw( Oklahoma) Girl affair. In 2019, she won the gold ring in Choctaw’s Noblewoman event. More recently, Hatcher made down an all-gender $ 120 Deep Stack tourney in January at South Point in Las Vegas.

couples tourney winners

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Robert Shorter& Michelle Johnson

Valentine Couples Tournament Derby Lane Poker Room St. Petersburg, Florida


Couples who play together stay together( title ?), so what could be sweeter than $60 No-Limit Hold’em tournament represented for Valentine lovebirds? Twenty-four duets( 48 players) bought in to this unique event where every person represented their own stack, with blinds going up, and play stopping at midnight, at which point each pair tallied up their mixed stack to determine a winner. The tourney came with a dreamy dinner snap, with the option of steak or fish.

Frank Nagy Jackpot

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Frank Nagy

Four Card Poker Progressive Jackpot Tropicana, Atlantic City

$1,105, 757.10

Why spend hours grinding when all it takes is a$ 5 feature pot to acquire big-hearted at poker-themed casino table activities? Nagy’s imperial even in Four Card Poker distinguished the largest MEGA jackpot on a progressive poker game in the history of the Caesars Entertainment. The award had grown up since August 2019 at all three of Caesars’ New Jersey properties, for players of Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Mississippi Stud Poker, and Texas Hold’em Poker counter games. A longtime purchaser at the Tropicana, Nagy tip-off the marketers $50,0000.

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