Kuljinder Sidhu, an english poker player won the first prize of amount £457,430 at Bellagio casino in Las Vegas. The player is one of the most successful in Great Britain and loves to play poker more than anything. After this great win lifetime earnings for the player is now above £1, 7 Million.
Sidhu has done quite well in 2016. He won more than £200,000 in the first half of the year 2016. The player is now at 34th position in England all time poker money list.
Sidhu is a 33 year old guy, who started playing poker when he was 26 and before turning a professional poker player, he was helping his father’s clothing business in Bentley. Sidhu’s love to the game became a passion in when he was in De Montfort University.
The Main event of the Bellagio Cup was $10,000 buy in No Limit Hold’em, which attracted 268 players from around the world and generated a total pool prize of amount $2,599,600. The minimum payout for the game was $23,396 and it was Kuljinder sidhu who took home the first prize of amount $599,440 or £457,430.
The runner up of the event was a High Stakes poker player named Nick Schulman, who took home an amount of $557,388 as winning share.
The final table of the Main event includes some of the top poker professionals such as Liv Boeree (8th), Adam Geyer (6th), Pratyush Buddiga (5th) and Chance Kornuth (3rd).
Top Nine finishers of the game were:-
Kuljinder Sidhu wins the championship title for $599,440, whereas Nick Schulman becomes runner up for $557,388.
Third position of the game was for Chance Kornuth, who made $285,956 from the tournament and Connor Drinan made $198,869 from the event, being fourth in the winners list.
Pratyush Buddiga finishes for fifth position and collected $148,177, Adam Geyer collected $114,382 being sixth in the list.
Meanwhile seventh, eighth and ninth position of the Bellagio cup of poker belongs to players named as David Peters ($88,386), Liv Boeree of England ($64,990) and Dani Stern, who made $46,793 being ninth.