Around The Poker Universe – WPT History!

Around The Poker Universe – WPT History!

A historic WPT first, some big wins by repeat performers and more from a very exciting week around the poker universe...


Ema Zajmovic became the first woman to ever win a World Poker Tour Championship event, winning the WPT Playground Main Event in Montreal for $241 CAD

Also in WPT action, Mike Leah won the WPT Falls View Casino $1,100 event for $244k.  Unbelievab ly, Leah actually won this s ame event in 2016 and 2014!

Speaking of repeat performances, Cord GArcia won the Heartland POker Tour Golden Gates Main Event in Colorado for $248k.  Just five months ago, he won this exact same event for $164k!

Over in the Philippines, Koray Aldemir won the Triton Super High Roller Main Event for $1.3 million.

Dan Colman was also on Manilla and managed to take down the 6-max event for $469k

And finally, 77 year-old poker legend Billy Baxter managed to chop the Los Angeles Poker Classic Main Event for $173k.  Baxter has been around the poker world for over 40 years, winning his first WSOP bracelet in 1975.

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