Olivier Busquet Wins "King of the Hill 2" for $200,000

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Olivier Busquet has won the "King of the Hill 2" Event and the $200,000 first-place prize after defeating Parker "Tonkaaaa" Talbot in the heads-up play.

It was a clean sweep for Busquet, who once dominated the high-stakes heads-up SNGs on Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars before making a successful transition into live poker.

After winning the first round, Busquet sealed the deal in second round in a hand where he shoved all-in from the button with against Parker Talbot, who called with . Busquet paired his nine on the flop and Talbot failed to improve his hand, giving the title and $200,000 to Busquet. The New York pro has now over $7,8 million in total live tournament cashes.

After winning the "King of the Hill 2", Busquet admitted he had ran good to take down the title:

“It was four matches. I played two good players; especially Parker played well. I just got the better end of the deck in every single game,” Busquet said.

According to PokerNews.com, the King of the Hill 3 is already scheduled to take place later this month on Oct. 25 and 26 at Sugarhouse Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Busquet will be back defending his title against the 2017 WSOP Main Event champion Scott Blumstein, Dan Coleman and Brandon Adams.


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