French pro Sylvain Loosli will be hoping for back to back victories today as he won this event last season for €1,224,000. The former WSOP November Niner is currently ranked fourth on France’s all-time money list and his best live result to date remains the $2,792,533 he won after finishing fourth in the WSOP Main Event in 2013. He already has more than $5.4 million in live tournament winnings. Loosli, who hails from Toulon, has been a successful cash game player since 2006 and still claims tournaments are not his specialty. Loosli took up poker ten years ago after joining a Texas Hold'em club set up by a friend in his Parisian business school. He then started playing online and swiftly built up a sizeable bankroll from his initial deposit of 50 euros.
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