A professional poker player from shanghai, china Jiaqi Xu is the winner of event#37 of the WSOP 2016. He collected the first prize of amount $212,128 and defeated 776 players, generated a cash prize pool of amount $1,047,600, top 117 places of the game were paid out.
The player is a businessman as well and played outstandingly at the final table of the game, which had top poker players of the world. He has been through 2 final tables and had won one gold bracelet till date. Total cashes from WSOP for the player is now 8 and lifetime earnings for the player is now exceeds to a very good $255,627. Jeffrey Duvall from Britain was the runner up of the game and collected $131,073, being second.
The event was $1,500 buy in Pot Limit Omaha to which Xu, an armature poker player from Colombia did well and took home the title of the championship. The game took place at Rio, in Las Vegas, whereas this was the biggest win for the player as well. Xu was very happy at the time when he won the title and said that the cards fell my way at the right time, he also said that I knew that if I could go deep, I would have a chance to win the title. As mentioned earlier, the tournament attracted 776 players but it was Xu, who played well till the end of the game at Rio and collected the first prize.
Final Nine Places were:-
Jeffrey Duvall, from Royal Herbert of United kingdom was the runner up with total winning share of amount $131, 073, whereas Pallas Aidinian was third and paid $91,369.
An Australian Joshua Pham was the fourth position holder in the game for $64,654, Tommy Le was at fifth for $46,452, and Richard Austin completed his journey at sixth place for $33,895.
Meanwhile seventh, eighth and ninths places belongs to players named as Jon Ho Christensen, from Oslo ($25,123), Thibaut Klinghammer($18,922) for eighth and Bryce Eckhart collected $14,484, being ninth.