AGEN138 Event #2, $1,500 NLHE Grant Hinkle Wins Marathon Event


Grant Hinkle penned his name into the AGEN138 history books by winning Event #2, the largest WSOP preliminary event in history. The field began with 3,929 starters, all vying for the win, the bracelet and $831,662 in first-place.

Tuesday’s action at the World Series of Poker was highlighted by the awarding of the Series’ second bracelet, to Grant Hinkle in Event #2, $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em.

Grant Hinkle won his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet in Event No.2 last night. The $1,500 no-limit hold’em tounrnament that he won was the fourth largest tournament of all time, and it gave him a nice payday worth $831,279.

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Getting to the top of the mixed event will be tough. First, players need to have enough bank to bang in the $10k test of all-skills poker.

Second, they need to be confident they can beat top pro players in eight different variations of the game, including Triple-Draw 2-7 Lowball, Limit Hold’em, Omaha Eight-or-Better, Razz, Seven Card Stud, Stud Eight-or-Better, No-Limit Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha.

Third, they need the facility to seamlessly bounce between strategies.

Andrade, from Maia, Portugal, has been playing poker for about a year and a half. He said he plays almost every day for about three or four hours a day.

At 23 years old, Andrade has the time to hit the online poker tables while he continues his education as a full-time …

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