NewsGerman wins World Poker Championship and eight million dollars

German wins World Poker Championship and eight million dollars

He had the right cards, the right luck and of course the right skill. Koray Aldemir became the poker king in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas – Germany has a third world poker champion: Born in Berlin, Koray Aldemir won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas and pocketed eight million dollars (around 7 million euros) in prize money.

The 31-year-old prevailed on Wednesday evening (local time) against the British Jack Oliver and the American George Holmes, as the organizer announced.

In addition to the prize money, Aldemir can also take home a diamond-studded bracelet, it said.

Before the 31-year-old, only two other Germans had won the World Poker Championship: Hossein Ensan won the title in 2019, Pius Heinz won the tournament in 2011. dpa

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