Aaron Mermelstein has proved that he is one of the top poker players in the world after winning Inaugural WPT Maryland. This prestigious win will give him a very good $250,222 of cash prize and a package for world poker championship. This is his second time win of the championship title. That means he is a member of the elite club now with other 24 repeated winners.
Total 337 players made their entries for this particular poker festival. To which Mermelstein did really well and topped the final table. He defeated players like Greg Merson (a two time gold bracelet winner of World Series of poker tour). This wins gives him the authority to participate in WPT World championship. It is a $15,400 buy in tournament going to be played soon.
When the game started at 1pm ET, there were total 6 players sitting at the final table of the event to which one of the top players in the world Mr. Merson got the first position. He was having more chip than anyone else in the game. After him Mermelstein got his seat and seated for second chip position.
The third position in the final table of the event goes to Xin Wang, whereas the fourth, fifth and sixth position for the event is as Andjelko Andrejevic, Cate Hall and Ken Holmes.
Here is the list of top 6 players who got something as cash prize including the first prize winner of the WPT Maryland Poker Festival….
The 27 Year Philadelphian Born Pro poker player Aaron Mermelstein topped the event and secured first position and took home $250,222.
A pro from Taiwan Xin “Tony” Wang took home the second cash prize that is of $164,765.
The third cash prize of the WPT Maryland poker goes to a pro from Andjelko Andrejevic who got $105,981 as his share of money.
The fourth position is for Greg Merson, An American (Washington) pro Poker Player. He took home $78,449 of cash prize. He is the winner of 2012 WSOP Main Event.
Cate Hall is another player collected $58,589 and booked for fifth place of the event.
The sixth and final position of the game goes to Ken Holmes who took $47,091.