Vitaly Lunkin Wins $40,000 No Limit HoldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢em Event at WSOP
The 2009 World Series of Poker added a special event this year to commemorate their fortieth anniversary. The new event was number two on the schedule and consisted of a $40,000 No Limit HoldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢em tournament. Top pros posted the large buy-in vying for the first place prize of $1.8 million+. But it was Vitaly Lunkin who was able to outlast the field and beat Isaac Haxton in heads up play to claim the title.