Rafael Lebron, A pro poker player from Puyallup has won the latest edition of event#38 of World Series of poker. The event was $3,000 buy in six handed Limit Hold’em to which Lebron did well and collected $169,337 with a gold bracelet.
Georgios Zismopoulos of Greece was the runner up of the event and took home a cool $104,646 as winning total. Joe McKeehen, the defending champion of the event comes fourth in the list. This was the first ever gold bracelet win for the player. By the way he has been through to the 2 final tables and 4 WSOP cashes till sate. lifetime earnings for the player at the tournament is $389,790.
After this win Rafael Lebron’s was asked that if there were any player in the final table to whom you didn’t want to see? And he replied as “yeah, all of them’. He also told that I was not really the favorite player in the final table, but I’m lucky enough to win this prestigious final table for the first time and I’m glad that I could make it possible. This is one of the best weeks for him as a poker player, because he finished second in a six handed pot Limit Omaha just before four days.
Final seven players of the game were:-
A Greek player Georgios Zisimpoulos comes second in the list for $104,646, Brad Lisbon, from Annapolis comes third and pocketed $68,896, whereas Joe McKeehen (The defending champion) was able to collect $46,489, being fourth.
A Brooklyn based player Matt Matros completed at fifth position and got $32,172 as winning total. His all time money is now exceeds to $1.5 Million.
The sixth and seventh positions of the game were for Alex Queen, from Bethlehem ($22,848) and a Russian Andrey Zhigalov, collects $16,663.