Joe Cada, a professional poker player from the United States has won the $3,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Shootout event at 2018 World Series of poker. The US player collected a handsome amount of $226,218 as winning prize. The runner-up of this event was a pro poker player from the US named Sam Phillips, who pocketed an amount of $139,804 from the same tournament.
It took 196 hands for Cada to make a prestigious win in this WSOP series. This was the third Gold Bracelet for Cada, who was the youngest –ever player of WSOP main event winner back in 2009.
A total of 363 players including Joe McKeehen, Sam Phillips, Anthony Reategui, Ihar Soika and Joshua Turner participated in this event of $3,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Shootout but it was Joe Cada who did the job and collected the trophy as well as the Gold Bracelet.
Cada was indeed very happy man after winning this prestigious title for him. He said after the game that “I am feeling great”. It is very tough to win an event of World Series of poker and I’m very pleased that I have done this. It means a lot to win 3 gold bracelets of World Series of poker.
Joe McKeehen of the USA got third position and pocketed an amount of $101,766 from this tournament, while UK’s Jack Maskill finished his journey at fourth place for a total winning amount of $74,782.
Fifth, sixth and seventh positions of this event belongs to players from Unied kingdom, Belarus and United states and they were Harry Lodge ($55,480), Ihar Soika( $41,559) and Anthony Reategui ($31,435).
The first player departed from the final table was Jeffrey Trudeau of the United states who made a total of $14,437 from the tournament being at tenth position. Next player to hit the row was Joshua Turner, a well known pro poker player of the USA who ultimately made $18,526 from the game, while Taylor Wilson was eliminated from the game and was placed at seventh position for a total winning prize of amount $24,013.