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EPT Deauville Main Event: Eugene Katchalov denied Triple Crown by Sotirios Koutoupas

Tags: EPT Deauville, Eugene Katchalov, Sotirios Koutoupas, triple crown
Posted on 03 February 2014 by "T".

A big congratulations to Sotirios Koutoupas, the winner of the European Poker Tour Deauville Main Event! Koutoupas, 31, bested a field of 671 players, incudling Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov heads-up - who had the chance to complete poker's triple crown (EPT, WPT and WSOP titles), to lay hands on the €614,000 first place prize, an exclusive Slyde watch, a large trophy, and (possibly best of all) he became the first ever Greek champion after almost 10 full season of the EPT!

"It was my time now, it was my time to win," Koutoupas said. "I was very lucky today in some situations, but that's poker. Everything went well for me."

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PokerStars Signs Jake Cody

Tags: daniel negreanu, jake cody, pokerstars, team pokerstar pro, triple crown
Posted on 10 January 2013 by "T".

On tuesday, just before Day 1B of the PCA 2013 Main Event started, Daniel Negreanu revealed that PokerStars had signed Jake Cody. The 24-year-old Brit is the youngest Triple Crown winner in poker history. And believe it or not but he completed the triple crown (WPT, EPT and WSOP titles) in just 16 months at the age 22. As of today, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3 million dollars.

"PokerStars always looks for young up-and-coming ambassadors for the game and I feel like we've found a gem. The youngest ever winner of the Triple Crown. He's won a WPT, a World Series of Poker bracelet and more importantly an EPT. He combines poker skill with a gentlemanly demeanour as is expected in a PokerStars Team Pro. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome Jake Cody to the team," said Negreanu.



Jake Cody and PKR part ways

Tags: ept, jake cody, pkr, triple crown, wpt, wsop
Posted on 15 November 2012 by "M".

Jake Cody is back on the free-agent market again. The 24-year-old Brit joined PKR last November after winning the $25,000 NLHE Heads-Up event at the 2011 WSOP to complete poker's triple crown (EPT, WPT and WSOP titles).

He was the biggest name of Team PKR Pro during the year he represented PKR online and in different tournaments around the globe. It will be interesting to see if PKR will look for a new superstar in the poker world to join its Team PKR Pro, which today consists of four members: Vladimir "Beyne" Geshkenbein, Sofia "wellbet" Lövgren, Scott Shelley and Marc "Waswini" Bariller. 

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2011 WSOP: ElkY has completed poker's triple crown!

Tags: Bertrand ElkY Grospellier, pokerstars, triple crown
Posted on 16 June 2011 by "T".

The French Team PokerStars member Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier won the $10k Seven Card Stud Championship yesterday and got his first WSOP bracelet and $331,639 in prize money. But that's not all. ElkY became the third French WSOP Champ in history and the 4th poker player ever to complete poker's triple crown (WPT title, EPT title and WSOP bracelet). The 3 other players who have accomplished the triple crown are Roland de Wolfe, Gavin Griffin and Jake Cody, who also completed the triple crown at the 2011 WSOP.

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2011 WSOP: Jake Cody won the $25k Heads-up event

Tags: $25, 000 heads-up, 2011 wsop, jake cody, triple crown
Posted on 06 June 2011 by "T".

It ended up being the Britain poker pro Jake Cody who won the $25,000 heads-up event after knocking out Yevgeniy Timoshenko, from America, in second place. For the win Jake Cody received a first place prize of $851,192 and his first WSOP bracelet. The win also meant that he completed Poker's Triple Crown - the 2011 WSOP $25k heads-up win, the WPT Grand Prix De Paris win in 2005, and the EPT Dublin Championship win in 2006.


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