Kiwi claims $928,000 poker winAn Auckland software developer last night faced down some of the world's best poker players to win nearly $NZ1 million in the World Series of Poker. Ref. Source 8Image from Wikimedia public domain.
World Series of Poker winner takes home $8M prizeFormer nail salon owner and failed professional baccarat player Qui Nguyen (Kwee Win) has won the World Series of Poker Main Event after the longest heads-up matchup in tournament history. Ref. Source 7u.
Eight million is a huge jump compared to what it was in 2010 (Just under a million). At this rate playing poker has the potential to harvest more money than golf.
Brutal hand costs poker star $10m. The biggest poker tournament in the world ended in the most thrilling of climaxes as an Italian star went all-in with dire consequences. Source 8r.
That is a lot of money, I wonder if its the most ever lost by someone in an official game? Pretty sure others have lost more than that under the table.
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