John Stolzmann, a 23 year old college student majoring in philosophy, won the World Poker Open Texas Hold'em Championship tournament. The World Poker Open is a part of the World Poker Tour and the Championship tournament saw a record 512 players competing for a total prize pool of $4,832,773. Stolzmann outladsted some of the top names in poker including Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, and Scotty Nguyen. Stolzmann's win was good for about $1.5 million.
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