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Poker Player Billy Kopp Signs With Ultimate Bet

2009 world series of poker Main Event 12th place finisher Billy Kopp was signed by Ultimate Bet on August 17th, 2009. A student at the University of Kentucky, Kopp has earned more than $2.6 million over the past few years in participating in both online and live poker events.

Kopp finished runner-up in a preliminary event at the Harrah's New Orleans WSOPC stop and won a total of $127,832 and managed an eight place finish in a $5K No Limit Holdem at the 2009 World Series of Poker before finishing in 12th place in the 2009 Main Event for $896,730.

Along the way, Kopp sent home 2008 WSOP Main Event champion Peter Eastgate and 2005 champion joe hachem. Kopp also amassed 8 top ten finishes in major online poker events in 2009.

Other members of the UB poker team include phil hellmuth, annie duke, Brandon Cantu, Dave Stann, Adam "Roothlus" Levy, Michael Binger, Scott Ian, Matt Graham, Tiffany Michelle and Liv Boeree.

 

September 03, 2009
Brian Nelson

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