Clayton Maguire, a pro poker player from Brighton, Colorado wins the event#66 of the WSOP 2016. The event was for $1,000 buy in wsop.com online championship. The tournament received a hugh amount of 1,247 entries and generated $1,184,650, as cash prize pool.
Top 153 finishers of the event took home some amount of money. Simeon Naydenov, a pro poker player from Bulgaria and a gold bracelet winner was the runner up of the event and took home a good total of amount $150,569.
This was the first ever gold bracelet win for Maguire, which yielded $210,279 for him. All time earnings for the player are now $309,070.
Clayton Maguire was a happy guy and told that “I am very happy at the moment and can’t express it in words”, it’s all about money and bracelet, he said. Final six players of the final table were all looking to win the championship title, because they were all doing well.
Maguire also mentioned that “ it was fun playing in a big tournament like this’ I used to play more online games before the Black Friday happened, but these days I don’t play that kind of poker very often.
Final Table Players were as follows:-
Simeon Naydenov, a Bulgarian poker professional comes second in the list and takes down $150,569, as winning share, whereas Marc-Olivier Carpentier-Perrault, from Montreal completed his journey to third position and collected $110,172 as prize money.
Spencer Taylor, from Knoxville was at fourth position and collected a winning share of amount $82,926, and Richard Tuhrim, from New York was the fifth rank holder in the clash for a total winning prize of amount $59,233.
Park-Yu “Sparrow” Cheung finishes at sixth position and made $46,201 from the tournament. This was an impressive series of the player because he had done very well in this particular series.