Paddy Power Poker player “puwer111” lifts $101,200 for iPops main event victory
6 December 2012
DUBLIN, Ireland -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- A Paddy Power Poker
player has won the iPops main event, beating 2,190 opponents in the $200 + $15 buy-in no-limit
hold’em event to take down $101,200.
“puwer111,” an Iranian retail fast food worker living in Cork, Ireland, said after his victory, “This was a hard 14 hours but an amazing prize and I want to thank Paddy Power Poker for the opportunity.”
The no-limit hold’em game had a final table which lasted three hours and the final hand saw all the money go in with K-K vs. 4-4 with a king on the flop ultimately sealing it for “puwer111.”
Paddy Power Poker stalwart “lolDublinPeople” finished fifth for $24,750.
Paddy Power, spokesman for the company, said, “Congratulations to ‘puwer111’ for his fantastic victory in the iPops main event and to all our players who punched way above their collective weight.
“It’s proof positive that Paddy Power Poker players’ are playing at the right place and the fish
and chips are on puwer111!”