As the year 2010 ended, long list of celebrity poker player had been recorded to take home big money. Don’t be left behind, check out online casinos and top poker players that stand out for the big money and won the Biggest Poker Tournament of 2010. Get inspired with their skills and take it a New Year Resolution to start your excellent Poker career in 2011.
Jonathan Duhamel – WSOP 2010 Main Event
No poker players simply forgot about the biggest tournament of the year – the Main Event at the World Series of Poker. Poker Champion Jonathan Duhamel take home $8,944,138 winning the WSOP title and beating the 7,310 people that also tried to make their way up to the final table.
2010 World Series of Poker is held at Las Vegas, in Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino. This is the 41st annual WSOP that starts from May 28 to July 17 then final table of nine players on November 6. Admiringly, Duhamel won the title of world champion at almost $9 million and for the outstanding record of “First Canadian WSOP Champion”.
Tyson ‘POTTERPOKER’ Marks – PokerStars WCOOP Main Event
History of online poker give us the millionaire Tyson Mark aka ‘POTTERPOKER’. He recorded the biggest tourney score at the 2010 WCOOP main event, winning the prize pool of $2,278,097.50.
World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) played in September which is sponsored by PokerStars. It includes casino games like Limit, Pot Limit and No Limit, Texas Hold’em, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud, Razz, Pot Limit Omaha High and Horse. The goal in establishing WCOOP is for the attempt to create an equivalent poker tournament for the World Series of Poker in the Internet.
Nicolas Chouity – EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final
Joined by Top poker pros from all over the world, Nicolas Chouity admiringly won the EPT Grand Final in 2010. He take home then â‚¬1,700,000 plus the record of the second player from Lebanon to win a major event.
European Poker Tour (EPT) is a series of televised poker tournaments which began in 2004. Its been known in Europe and is sponsored by PokerStars while the Sunset + Vine taped for its television broadcast. Definitely, the EPT is established as part of the worldwide influence of Texas Hold’em popularity.
Harrison Gimbel – PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event
19 year old Harrison Gimbel is the youngest person who won the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) who grab $2,200,000. The 2010 PCA served as the inaugural event of the North American Poker Tour.
Prepare for the 2011 PCA on January 4, 2011 and awaits who among the poker professional and celebrity players make their first record in one of the biggest tournament of 2011. The tournament will cover over fifty events in ten days where the main event offers the estimated prize pool of %20 million. Buy-in is $10,300 while other poker players could enter via satellites running on PokerStars and at the event.
Tyron Krost – Aussie Millions Main Event
Tyron Krost proudly kept the title of Aussie Champions for another year when he won the 2010 Aussie Million. Winning $2,000,000 of prize, he played against the 746 players who joined the main event which are poker pros and we can say a true ‘competitive poker challengers’.
Australian Poker Championship or commonly known as Aussie Millions held at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The tournaments also features the $100,000 Challenge where the Aussie Millions 2010 recorded 24 entrants.
More poker pros and celebrity poker players jot the best record in the 2010 biggest tournament list and despite the year ended, this achievements will remain alive in the poker history. This will serve as an inspiration for poker players who aspire to made their dream poker career succeed in this new year 2011. What were looking forward today is the new set of champions that will arise, will it be the same personalities that we see in the top list or there will be a new promising poker star that will shake the gambling table? No one can say until we finally arrived to the 2011 schedule tournament and meet the final table champions.
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