Posted on: July 17, 2023, 07:12h.
Final up to date on: July 17, 2023, 07:14h.
A 35-year-old poker professional from Atlanta is on high of the poker world. Daniel Weinman received $12.1 million, the largest prize in World Collection of Poker (WSOP) historical past, and his second bracelet on Monday afternoon. Weinman outlasted a record-breaking area of 10,043 entrants who generated a record-breaking $94 million prize pool for the Horseshoe Las Vegas event.
Weinman beat Steven Jones, a 35-year-old actual property dealer from Scottsdale, Ariz., in a battle of high pair (J-J-8) vs. high pair with a greater kicker (J-J-Okay). When the ace of hearts hit the river, Weinman turned to his ecstatic rail to have fun.
Jones nonetheless received $6.5 million, his first money in a $10K occasion and a rare exhibiting for an beginner participant.
The ultimate desk restarted a little bit greater than two hours earlier, with Weinman and Jones dealing with Las Vegas poker professional Adam Walton. Jones had been in first place with 40% of the chips with Weinman trailing and Walton, who had been the ultimate desk chip chief, in charge of brief stack that wasn’t all that brief. (He held 83 massive blinds to Jones’ 119.)