Andrew Lichtenberger of New York has won the event#52 of the WSOP 2016. The event was for $3,000 buy in No Limit Hold’em to which he played did well to curb his opponents. He played really well against some of the top poker players in the world. He made a very good $569,158 from the tournament and crowned as a gold bracelet. The pro has made 6 final tables till date and got 34th cash at WSOP 2016. Craig Blight from Sydney, Australia was the runner up of the event and awarded prize money of amount $351,721.
Lichtenberger was very pleased after hitting the first ever gold bracelet of his career and told to the reporters that “it feels amazing to win this”, I have been playing in WSOP since 2009 and watching the games since I was a kid. The game played over for four days and three nights and got completed on the Main stage of the ESPN on final day.
Lichtenberger also mentioned that how final table players were experienced and winning against them is simply awesome. The player said that “it was interesting mix of players and many of them were cash game players” and hence it was fascinating for me to hold the title.
The final table:-
First player who got busted from the stand was Daniel Wagner from Hollywood. The player hit the rail to ninth position and took home $41,563. Then goes Roger Teska from New carlise at eighth place, who made $54,190 from the event.
Seventh, sixth and fifth places gone to players named as Thomas Miller($71,617) Erhan Iscan (San Diego, CA) — $95,925 and Linglin Zeng (Lincoln, NE) — $130,191.
Whereas Mac Sohrabi from Rancho Santa becomes fourth position holder for a total winning share of amount $179,015, Chris Johnson of Vegas collects $249,336, being third and Australian Craig Blight collects $351,721.