August 30, 2013 7:01 PM

Kansas City poker player brings home a big pot

Blair Hinkle took home $1.45 million in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship in Hollywood, Fla. Two years earlier, he won $1.16 million in an online tournament run through the website Full Tilt Poker. At the time, it was the biggest score of his poker-playing career. Life-changing money. The only problem was that because of “Black Friday” he never actually got it.

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