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German Pro Pulls Upset at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Jan 11, 2014

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Fabian Quoss surpasses Dan Shak and Vanessa Selbst to walk away with $1.6 million.

Fabian Quoss of Germany emerged as the winner in a showdown with poker legends Dan Shak and Vanessa Selbst, among other pros. Despite entering the final table third in chips, Quoss made a stunning comeback, sending Shak home with his second career runner-up finish in the Caribbean Adventure.

The 31-year-old Quoss has built an image as a master of casino strategy, with the recent victory giving him $4.5 million in career live tournament winnings.

When asked about his victory, Quoss responded: “I am very happy to have scored the title. Finally a few key all-ins went my way.” He defeated Selbst on an all-in–sending her packing with a third-place finish–before taking down Shak in head-to-head play.

Everyone was a winner, especially poker fans

While Shak and Selbst must be disappointed to have been overtaken, the outcome is more sweet than bitter, as Shak collected just over $1 million and Selbst $760,000, bolstering her reputation as the all-time live tournament winner among women.

A high-profile tournament like the Caribbean Adventure is always certain to make casino gambling news, but this year’s event was especially entertaining for poker fans. With a star-studded final table and a breath-taking comeback win for the young pro from Germany, viewers were riveted throughout.

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