Brian Altman Takes Three, Pawlonka Goes Dutch

From Minsk to Rozvadov to Council Bluffs to Florida, gamers took their seats at tables around the world to compete for trophies, money cash, and a place on our listing. Amongst this crew of giant winners comprises long-time poker trade veteran Kevin Mathers, who we ship a hearty congratulations to for successful a GPI Award on Friday for his poker services and products. He additionally controlled to cut a event this weekend, so we will be able to rejoice him right here in CardChat’s Large Winners of the Week finishing Feb. 20.

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Brian Altman

WSOP Circuit Major Tournament
Isle On line casino Pompano Park, Florida


Altman gained his 3rd Circuit ring on the first ever WSOP match at Isle On line casino. The American pro has over $5 million in reside cashes and, when he’s no longer successful, he’s instructing others the way to practice in his footsteps. He’ll have a number of subject matter to proportion with the LearnWPT neighborhood after struggling with his approach via a box of 725 gamers in Florida. With the $1,700 match’s ensure crushed through nearly $600,000, Altman was once ready to financial institution the 14th six-figure rating of his profession.

Franck Pawlonka

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Franck Pawlonka

Dutch Classics Major Tournament
King’s Lodge Rozvadov


Pawlonka’s career-defining win on Monday was once an actual assembly of countries. Why? For the reason that Frenchman took down the Dutch Classics major match within a Czech on line casino. The ones numerous dynamics have been consultant of the €250 ($285) as an entire. A complete of one,909 gamers from throughout Europe anted up, and 435 exercised their proper to re-enter. That driven the prizepool past its €400,000 ($450,000) ensure, which intended Pawlonka took house his largest ever prize, in addition to a unfastened seat within the 2022 WSOPE Major Tournament.

Brian Altman Takes Three, Pawlonka Goes Dutch

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Dakotah O’Dell

RunGood Poker Collection Major Tournament
Horseshoe On line casino Iowa


O’Dell were given the most important win of his profession within the $575 RunGood Major Tournament that attracted 813. The money got here on account of a four-way chop of the $80K prize pool, however the participant’s performed for the trophy and access within the RunGood ProAm that may happen at PokerGo studios in Las Vegas in September. It was once the most important profession money for the Springfield, Missouri local.

Assaf Kabra

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Assaf Kabra

Israel Championship Major Tournament
Russian Poker Excursion
Opera On line casino, Minsk


Kabra could also be an novice, however he performed like a professional to win the $550 major match on Wednesday. The Russian Poker Tour’s collaboration with the Israel Championship led to a wholesome box of 404 gamers anting up in Belarus. Kabra entered the development with none expectancies of successful because it was once his first reside event. On the other hand, with 8 years’ value of money sport revel in, he put his talents to excellent use and loved the run of a life-time to make it one for one in MTTs.

Brian Frenzel

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Brian Frenzel

RunGood Poker Collection Professional Bounty
Horseshoe On line casino Iowa


Frenzel made excellent on his appointment as RunGood Equipment visitor ambassador through successful the corporate’s $135 bounty match. The poker professional and Twitch streamer has over $1 million in on-line cashes, however his win on Wednesday will nonetheless cross down as a memorable second in his profession. A last flurry of bets in opposition to Nathaniel Transfer allowed Frenzel to stay his bounty, end first in a box of 253 gamers, and win his first RunGood event as a RunGood consultant.

Kevin Mathers

Kevin Mathers accepts his GPI Award for Collection to Poker — and no, he doesn’t know when the 2022 WSOP agenda will probably be out. (Symbol: PokerGo)

Kevin Mathers

Day by day Event
Hotels International Poker Room


We finish the object with, no longer the most important win, however probably the most celebrated ones of the weekend needless to say. Kevin Mathers, referred to as “Kevmath” through everybody, is the residential go-to man for the rest poker on social media. The WSOPCzar was once honored at the GPI Awards on Friday for his services and products to poker and adopted that up through including his first profession event victory within the $160 day by day match on the Hotels International On line casino. He took house $1,367 after a four-way chop, capping off a perfect weekend for the king of poker Twitter. 

Daniel Smyth, Bob Pajich, Kevin Taylor, and Chris Wallace all contributed to this document. Know a large winner we overlooked?

Brian Altman Takes Three, Pawlonka Goes Dutch

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