2022 888poker XL Winter Series WSOPC Rozvadov
WPT Championship Main Event
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Event Info

Buy-in $25,000
Prize Pool $15,495,750
Players 639

Level Info

Level 33
Blinds 800,000 / 1,600,000
Ante 300,000

Carlos Mortensen Makes Poker History

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Carlos Mortensen became the first player to win $5M in various tournaments at the Bellagio.

Carlos Mortensen became the first player to win both a WPT World Championship and the WSOP Main Event.

Carlos Mortensen won the largest tournament in the history of the WPT.

Carlos Mortensen has won his second WPT event.

Carlos Mortensen was down to 1M in chips at the final table and fought back to win.

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WPT Championship Final Table Results

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1. Carlos Mortensen - $3,970,415
2. Kirk Morrison - $2,011,135
3. Paul Lee - $1,082,920
4. Guy Laliberte - $696,220
5. Tim Phan - $464,110
6. Mike Wattel - $309,405

Carlos Mortensen Wins the 2007 WPT World Championship!

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The Final Hand of the 2007 WPT World Championship
The Final Hand of the 2007 WPT World Championship
Hand #182 - Carlos Mortensen has the button, he raises to about 5 million, Morrison moves all in, and Mortensen calls with {K-Hearts}{J-Hearts}. Morrison shows {A-Spades}{4-Diamonds}, and Mortensen will have to improve to win the tournament on this hand.

The flop comes {7-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{3-Clubs}, and Mortensen needs a king, a jack, or something runner-runner.

The turn card is -- the {J-Clubs}! Mortensen makes a pair of jacks to take the lead, and he is one card away from history. Morrison needs an ace or a four to stay alive.

The river card is -- the {3-Diamonds}. It's over! Mortensen wins the hand -- and the tournament -- with a pair of jacks. Kirk Morrison finishes in second place, earning $2,011,135.

Carlos Mortensen wins the 2007 WPT World Championship, earning $3,970,415 and cementing his place in history as the only player to win both major poker championships -- the WSOP and the WPT.

Congratulations, El Matador!

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Shuffle Up & Deal!

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The tapes have been changed and the players are back in their seats and ready to play. Time once again to shuffle up and deal!

Tape Change

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Action has been paused for a quick tape change as the WPT crew reloads their cameras.

Hands #180-181

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Hand #180 - Carlos Mortensen has the button, and he folds.

Hand #181 - Kirk Morrison has the button, he moves all in, and Mortensen folds.

Hands #178-179

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Hand #178 - Carlos Mortensen has the button, he moves all in, and Morrison folds.

Hand #179 - Kirk Morrison has the button, he moves all in, and Mortensen folds.

90 Hands of Heads-Up

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Has it been 90 hands already? The chiplead has swung back and forth several times. Mortensen still looks calm and cool. However, Morrison looks like a wreck. His passive play is costing him a shot at winning the WPT Championship. Mortensen's fearlessness is his biggest asset at this point in the tournament.

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