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(Video) Eddy Sabat Takes 16th, $347k and Tons of Experience
(Video) Eddy Sabat Takes 16th, $347k and Tons of Experience

(Video) Eddy Sabat Takes 16th, $347k and Tons of Experience

By Matthew Showell

Eddy Sabat has been playing poker professionally on the live tournament circuit since 2007 and had the biggest opportunity of his career today in Las Vegas.

Unfortunately Sabat busted just a few spots shy of the November Nine. The consolation? A $347,521 payday.

Sabat brought his live tournament total up to over $2.3 million and posted another six-figure score to his resume.

PokerListings spoke to Sabat before he busted and it was clear that this experience meant a lot to him. "As someone who has dedicated his life to poker this is a dream come true for me," said Sabat.

And in addition to the $347k, Sabat also said he'll be taking very valuable poker experience away from the seven days he's spent playing in this WSOP Main Event.

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Top Five Nearby Spas for Unwinding During the Battle of Malta


One of the less-appreciated but key things you need to succeed in a long poker tournament is a state of relaxation in both body and mind.

Getting some exercise definitely helps but there's nothing quite like a massage, sauna or bath to ease yourself off the adrenaline high of a big pot or prepare you for a long day.

In short: the spa is the best option to unwind from stress and maintain your relaxed state either before or after the cards hit the air.

Thankfully the Portomaso Casino and Hilton Hotel, where the 2014 Battle of Malta festival will be held, is very close to five of the best spas on the island.

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