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Bord, James Bord: Local lad with license to win takes WSOP Europe title

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James-Bord-WSOP-EuropeThey don’t do irony in Europe, apparently. How else can you explain an ex-banker walking away with the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event title and, oh yeah, £830,401? When the action finally came down to a two-way contest, Monte Carlo’s Fabrizio Baldassari held a 3-2 edge in chips, but James Bord, a resident of Stanmore, persevered to become the first ever UK champion of the WSOPE. Baldassari will have to find some solace in the £513,049 he’s taking home as runner-up. Yeah, suck it up, princess…

 

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