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Smith’s Torrid Run Continues

Smith took down the most recent PokerStars Sunday MillionSmith took down the most recent PokerStars Sunday Million

Global Poker Index (GPI) Player of the Year front-runner Dan Smith is on a roll. Not that it’s a surprise of course because Mr. Smith has been on a torrid run pretty much the entire 2012 thus far.

Last Sunday, “King” Dan ruled the PokerStars Sunday Million last October 20, 2012 to earn roughly $220,000. Not the biggest of his wins but still impressive because he has continued his winning ways and there are no signs that his play will falter in the final two months of 2012.

Danny98765 on PokerStars, Smith has had six wins on the live scene this year and has earned over $3.7M from January to October of 2012. Before the Sunday Million victory when he outdid more than 7,000 players, Smith already has a few notable and impressive finishes— including one High Roller event at the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona where he earned roughly $1.18M and at the 2012 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge where he earned over $1.06M.

Date Tournament Buy-in Rank Prize # of Players
August 19 EPT Barcelona €50,000Super High Roller $61,605 1st $1,186,420 612
June 30 WSOP $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em(Event 50) $5,000 3rd $368,943 1280
May 01 2012 EPT Grand Final – Monte Carlo (Event 28 6-Max) $6,601 1st $155,784 432
April 28 2012 EPT Grand Final – Monte Carlo (Event 16 NLHE) $6,601 1st $330,724 624
April 26 2012 EPT Grand Final – Monte Carlo (Event 12 6-Max) $6,601 1st $201,972 480
January 23 2012 Aussie Millions(Event 9 NLHE) $104,840 1st $1,060,981 600


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