Tom McEvoy wins WSOP Invitational

Tom McEvoy wins WSOP Invitational

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

There may have been no entry fee and no million dollar pay day but the competition was as fierce as you would expect from a line up which featured 20 former winners of the WSOP Main Event.

The first ever Champions Invitational has been won by 1983 Main Event winner Tom McEvoy who picked up the winner takes all prize of a shiny red 1970 Corvette Stingray convertible, not to mention substantial bragging rights. McEvoy, a four time WSOP bracelet winner beat a final table which included Dan Harrington, Carlos Mortensen and Phil Hellmuth before beating Robert Varkonyi heads up to become the first winner of the Binion Cup.

The trophy, named in honour of Benny Binion, the founder of the WSOP and Binion's Casino was presented by son Jack.

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