Chris Moneymaker Bows Out of 2011 PCA Poker Tournament At Number 11

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Ace King
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2011 PCA Poker Tournament

The man credited for helping to kick start the online poker craze, Chris Moneymaker, has busted out of the 2011 PCA poker tournament in 11th place, but not before winning $130,000.  It is one of his biggest wins in years.

Spain’s Anna Marquez, who was the chip leader coming into Thursday’s play, bowed out at number 10. Marquez was poised to become the first woman to ever make a PCA final table.

Chris Oliver of the US led with the most chips coming into the final. 

Here is your final table at the 2011 PCA Poker Tournament:


Chris Oliver            USA                        19670000

Galen Hall            USA                        6435000

Sam Stein            USA            PokerStars qualifier            5855000

Mike Sowers            USA            PokerStars player            3685000

Anton Ionel            Romania            PokerStars qualifier            3520000

Max Weinberg            USA                        3350000

Bolivar Palacios            Panama            PokerStars player            2445000

Philippe Plouffe            Canada            PokerStars qualifier            1555000

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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