American Player Wins WPT Tournament in South Africa


American pro poker player Dylan Wilkerson won $147,000 in the World Poker Tour Emperors Palace Poker Classic in Johannesburg, South Africa.

During the three day tournament, Wilkerson managed to out play 165 entrants making it to the final day among 16 other players.

In the end it was down to Wilkerson and Richard Barnard. Wilkerson sent Barnard home in second place with $85,651.

Wilkerson has taken part in other World Poker Tour tournaments and placed second this year in two WPT events, the Fallsview Poker Classic for $228,364 and the Bay 101 Shooting Star for $728,650. Additionally, he made it to two 2014 World Series of Poker final tables banking $150,000 in total.


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  • Romania galata86

    28/11/14

    I see that American players are dominant in tournaments like this. I think that is becouse poker is much more represented in USA than in Europe and that is reason why they have a lot of great players. I playing poker since I was a kidd and I hope that one day I will be in position to just participate on tournaments like this

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