Calvin Lee, A high stakes player from Seoul, South Korea has won the event#21 of the prestigious WSOP 2016. The player currently lives in New Yorker, United states.The event was for $3K buy in six handed No Limit Hold’em to which Lee topped a field size of 1,029 entrants. The game was played over four days and three nights and gets concluded on ESPN final stage at Rio, In Las Vegas.
Total WSOP cashes (including this) for the player is 3, whereas total WSOP final table appearances for the player is just 1, for which he collected the title of the championship.
As mentioned earlier the event attracted 1,029 entrants from all over the world and generated high cash prize pool of amount $2,809,170, top 155 players of the event paid out. Now Life time earnings for the player playing at different World Series of poker tournaments increases to a whopping $579,440.
The 28 year old guy is a professional poker player and loves to play No Limit Hold’em games. He was very pleased after winning the first ever gold bracelet in front of top professionals. He said that “even when I was losing I was feeling amazing”. I did so very well till the end of the day and was able to beat my opponents, he added.
Top six players of the WSOP 2016, event#21 were:-
Costa Rican Steven Thompson was the runner up of the event with total amount share $328,487. The 36 year old guy is from San Jose, Costa Rica and was looking to win the title of the championship but somehow couldn’t make this possible.
This position of the same event was for Mark Herm, who collected $224,805 as winning total.
Fourth, fifth and sixth places gone to Will Givens ($156,281), Australian Martin Kozlov for ($110,389) and Alex Queen from Bethlehem, who collected $79,246.