The event#61 of WSOP 2016 for a buy in $1,000 Tag Team No Limit Hold’em goes to 2 players named Ryan Fee from Philadelphia, PA and Doug Polk from Pasadena, CA. Polk is a 27 year old professional poker player and had 10 cashes to his name, playing at world series of poker, out of which 3 final table appearances and 2 gold bracelets, whereas Ryan Fee has 3 cashes in his inventory of WSOP, in which 2 final table appearances and one gold bracelet.
All time earning for Doug Polk is $849,346 and it is $194,642 for Ryan Fee. A total of 863 teams participated to this prestigious game of poker and generated a cash prize pool of amount $776,700. Top 130 teams were paid out.
They both collected the title of the championship for a cash prize of amount $153,358. A team of well known poker players i.e. Niel Mittelman / Adam Greenberg / Gabriel Paul were the runners up of the event for a winning share of amount $94,748.
After winning this duo championship Doug Polk said that “ we played our game naturally and didn’t thought of anyone else at the final table of the game and that yielded good result, whereas Ryan Fee, said that “I played 5-2 suited. The flop came and it was all big cards” and hence I thought to put all my money to the game and it worked like a charm”.
Almost 2,000 players in different teams enjoyed the game at the centre till three days and nights and concluded upon ESPN main stage at the Rio in Vegas.
Other Nine teams of this particular game were:-
A team of players named Mittleman-Greenberg-Paul collected the second prize and it was $94,748, whereas Charania-Rettenmaier, completed their journey to third position for $66,458.
Fourth and fifth positions were for Dempsey-Godfrey and they wins $47,278 from the tournament, being fourth, and Owen-Ahmed-Glaser-Lybaert were able to collect a sum of $34,118, being fifth.
Sixth, seventh and eighth places were for Gale of UK and Shulman of Florida ($24,982 ), Reuben Peters, from Boston and Robert Altman, from Telluride collected $14,003 for seventh and Padula-Urban-Caruso for eighth for $14,003 .
Meanwhile ninth team collected $10,724 was of Larry Little and Jonathan Little.