Seaford poker champ recalls winning moment
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The hand that set up Michael Esposito for a guaranteed $754,598 payout and a shot at a far greater fortune next month at the World Series of Poker came late on July 15 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
By then, the 44-year-old Seaford man had played nearly 12 hours of no-limit Texas Hold 'em every day for a week. There'd been 6,598 players in a room as big as a football field;...