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[caption width="640"] Thomas Pomponio is a few months removed from winning Colossus and has undergone a few changes in his life in that time (WSOP Photo)[/caption] Thomas 'pompyouup Pomponio’slife changed forever on June 6 when he won the World Series of Poker Colossus event for $1 million. That type of score in poker’s biggest lottery would change anyone’s life and it’s done so for Pomponio, but not in the way that you would expect. When the 28-year-old Pomponio won Colossus, he said he would go back to work the next day and resume his profession as a butcher. Pomponio did just tha
[caption width="640"] It took Abe Mosseri just four hands on Wednesday to win his second career bracelet, beating Daniel Negreanu heads-up in the ,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship (WSOP photo)[/caption] Wednesday proved to be a busier day than expected at the 2017 World Series of Poker. That’s in part due to the extra day needed for Event #9, the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. Daniel Negreanu and Abe Mosseri paused their heads-up match at 2:30 am Tuesday evening to come back and finish it off Wednesday afternoon, and return they did. But while they were playing h
[caption width="640"] Thomas Pomponio is poker's latest darling after winning the WSOP Colossus III[/caption] Thomas ‘pompyouup’ Pomponio walked into the Rio last week as just another face among the 18,054 entrants in Colossus III. Fast-forward a few days later, Pomponio is the newest millionaire at the WSOP after beating the field to collect the seven-figure first place prize. Pomponio’s name is will forever be remembered now among the winners of Colossus but his game is already reckoned with online in New Jersey. Playing on New Jersey’s regulated websites, Pomponio has racked up ove