9/11 hero cop wins $1m on Pokerstars TV challenge

Gaming industry, Deserving winner
Deserving winner

Mike Kosowski was trapped under rubble with eight other people when the South Tower collapsed during the 9/11 attacks. Back and leg injuries forced him to retire from the NYPD in 2004 – but he put his spare time to good use, playing online poker.

And now he has scooped $1m on a TV poker show. What are the chances? Read more.