James Akinhead Wins PokerStars Poker Million 8

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Ace King
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Professional poker player James Akenhead has won the PokerStars 2009 Poker Million 8.  His total winnings in live tournmanet play for the year amount to just over $2 million now.

By the end of the tournament, Akenhead found himself heads-up against Finnish veteran, Juha Helppi, eventually winning out.

The British born poker player reached the final table of this year's World Series of Poker, getting knocked out in 9th place.

Akenhead is a regular on the Grosvenor U.K. Poker Tour and finished fourth in the 888.com U.K. Open in 2008 after winning two preliminary heats.

Ace King, Gambling911.com