Dmitry Yurasov, a professional poker player from Russia has won an event of World Series of poker 2017 and pocketed a sum total of amount $775,923 from the tournament.
The player has over $1.2 Million of career earnings from many different poker festivals but had only 2 WSOP cashes before this particular event of $10,000 Six-Max No-Limit Hold’em Championship, where he did great at the end to lift the championship title.
The poker pro from Moscow defeated 332 players to win $775,923. The runner up of this event was another poker pro named Tommy Chen, who took home $479,561 as total winning share.
Yurasov was very happy at the moment when he defeated almost all the players. After the match he said that “I was playing some expensive tournament for a while”, but winning a bracelet here is a huge success for me, the event is a very special for me and the bracelet thing is awesome’, he added.
British poker pro Charlie Carrel was leading with chip counts on the final day of the game, when only 24 players were remained in business. Most of the players got eliminated in early round of play and top 6 of the final tablist included some of the top poker players.
Most of the notable players were busted from the tournament and hence it was a bit easy for the winner to chase down the chips. Yurasov opened with a good hand at remaining 6 players and had a healthy leap over other players in the game.
The first player busted from the final table was Kristen Bicknell. He took home $96,823 from the game and was selected at sixth position.
Final result of the Game:-
1st: Dmitry Yurasov – $775,923
2nd: Tommy Chen – $479,561
3rd: Jacob Powers – $308,783
4th: Artem Metalidi – $204,128
5th: Albert Daher – $138,644
6th: Kristen Bicknell – $96,823