$10,000 Main Event

Seat 4: Owen Crowe, 30, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - PokerStars player - 2,900,000

Owen Crowe

Owen Crowe is a 30-year-old Canadian professional poker player hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Crowe has tournament earnings that date back as far as 2005, but he truly burst onto the poker scene during the 2008 World Series of Poker. Crowe's 15th place finish out of 6,844 runners in the 2008 WSOP Main Event earned Crowe an incredible payday of $436,201. Since then Crowe has had tremendous success at the WSOP by making four final tables over the past four years. Despite his tremendous success, Crowe has been unable to earn a major tournament victory. He came the closest to attaining this goal in 2010 when he took 2nd place in Event 45: $1,000 No Limit Hold'em which, while it did not earn him a bracelet, did allow him to pocket $300,494 in prize money.

Since breaking onto the poker scene Crowe has been able to amass $1,797,915 in total live tournament winnings. Couple that with his massive success online playing under the name "ocrowe" over PokerStars and other sites and you have one deadly opponent. Crowe has felt the pressure of a final table before which may provide him with a significant edge over some of his opponents as he embarks on what could be the final steps of his journey to his first major tournament win.

*Bio courtesy of PokerStars

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