Ryan Laplante, a 26 year old guy and a professional poker player from Madison, United states has won the biggest Pot Limit Omaha event in the history and collected $190,328 at World Series of poker 2016. The player has done quite well in previous games as well. This was a $565 buy in Multi entry tournament to which the US poker player topped the field size.
Total final table appearance for the US poker player is 4, whereas total WSOP cashes for him is 18 with earning $504,266. His best previous cash at WSOP was back in 2014, where he finished 4th. Total field size at this particular Pot Limit Omaha generated a hugh prize pool of amount $1,241,500 and top 373 finishers got paid.
Laplante said that, WSOP is the biggest poker festival in the world and winning a gold bracelet here is simply awesome. I can’t tell you, how happy I’m, it is simply incredible for me, he added.
Sean Shah, another US poker professional finishes for second position. He got busted in a heads up game with Laplante. He collected an amount of $117,531, being the runner up of the event.
Tesfaldet Tekle was the third position holder of the same tounrmanet with total cash wins i.e. $85,870.
Fourth and fifth position of the $565 Pot Limit Omaha of WSOP were for Richard St. Peter, from Susonville($63,304) and Charlie Coultas($47,092).
Sixth, seventh and eighth positions of the match belongs to players named as Adil Khan, who collects $35,353, Matthew Livingston of Las Vegas got $26,786 and Darryll Fish completed his journey with total sum of amount $20,484.
The first player who got busted from the final table of the game was Grant Ellis, from Whitby of Canada. He hit the rail for ninth position and was able to collect $15,813.
Ninth Place: Grant Ellis, from Whitby, Canada was the only non-American among the top nine. This was his second time to cash these years, which paid $15,813. This was the event#12 of the World Series of poker 2016 out of 69 gold bracelets (Events).