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David Singer wins Heads-Up Championship

by AintLuck.com Poker Team

David SingerFull Tilt Poker Pro, David Singer, won this past weekend’s Full Tilt Poker Heads-Up Championship, taking home $560,000. This was one of the largest buy-ins, online or offline, in the history of poker, as players needed to fork out $25,000 in order to play in the tournament.

Full Tilt Heads-Up Championship Final Table

Singer beat a number of players heads up including Brian Hastings in the semi-final, and on the final table, he prevailed over Full Tilt Poker Alias “whitelime”. According to the Full Tilt Poker blog, here is how the final table went down:

  • David Singer had a large chip lead over whitelime, 260,000 to 60,000.
  • whitelime limped on his button
  • Singer raised to 5,200
  • whitelime pushed all-in for the rest of his 60,000
  • Singer took a few seconds but then called
  • Singer’s 8′s eventually held up and he took the Heads-Up championship.

Final Table:

whitelime: T-3o

David Singer: 8-8

Full Tilt Poker Player, whitelime, had an impressive journey to the final table as well. whitelime defeated Andy Bloch and Phil Ivey (among others) to advance to the final table only to fall in the final round to David Singer.

David Singer Bio

David Singer is no stranger to final tables, although he probably does not received the same type of notoriety as some of the other Full Tilt Poker pros. Singer has an impressive list of accomplishments in the poker world.

  • David Singer finished ninth at the 2003 WSOP Main Event.
  • Singer has made 2 WPT final tables including a $435,000 3rd place finish at the WPT Caribbean Adventure
  • Singer won the Mirage Heads-Up Poker showdown, earning $232,000
  • Finished 6th at the 2006 at the 2006 WSOP HORSE event
  • Singer also won $1 Million at the Caesar’s Palace Classic in Las Vegas

This is quite an impressive list for a lawyer turned pro since 1996. Singer considers Stud his favorite cash game.

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