David Pham, a professional poker player of the United States has won the event#12 of ongoing World Series of poker 2017.The tournament was $1,500 buy-in No Limit Hold’em which attracted a lot of players.
Pham collected the first prize of amount $391,960 from the tournament, while runner-up of this event was a player known as Jordan Young who made $242,160 from the tournament being second. Pham‘s total WSOP earnings in all his 22nd cashes is now $2,267,461.
Roman Korenev becomes third position holder of this match for a total winning share of amount $174,559.
This is the third WSOP gold bracelet win for David Pham. His first two bracelets were in 2001 and in 2006 but since then he was not able to win another title at World Series of poker but now in the year 2017, he claimed another title and a gold bracelet.
David Pham was very happy and excited after winning this event. He said that “it feels amazing”, on returning to the podium after 2006. It’s been a long time, but I am happy that I did t again.
He also said that every year I’ve come close and last year I was at the final table but made no difference and that is why it is so special to be here at the first place.
The tournament $1,500 buy-in No Limit Hold’em attracted 1,739 players worldwide and generated $2,347,650 as total prize pool which was distributed among top 261 players.
Final Result of the event:-
1st: David Pham, $391,960 (216.2)
2nd: Jordan Young, $242,160 (184.1)
3rd: Roman Korenev, $174,559 (165.1)
4th: Melissa Gillett, $127,180 (148.5)
5th: Kevin Trettin, $93,667 (134.2)
6th: Nathan Pfluger, $69,741 (121.6)
7th: Billy Rodgers, $52,503 (110.6)
8th: Huihan Wu, $39,969 (101.0)
9th: Aditya Agarwal, $30,773 (92.6)
Some of the Notable players who busted earlier in the game but were able to take home some amount of money were Young Phan (12th), Phil Collins (19th), Mike Sexton (26th), Mike Leah (27th), Caufman Talley (37th), Dan Heimiller (39th), and Dan Sindelar (53rd).