Michael Tureniec, a professional poker player from Stockholm, Sweden has won the event#69 of the WSOP 2016. The event was $1,000 +$111 buy in little one for one drop, to which the Swedish poker player done well and collected the first prize amount $525,520.
The tournament received 4,360 entries from arund the world and generated a cash prize pool of amount $3,924,000. Out of 4,360 places top 654 finishers took home some amount of money.
Calvin Anderson was the runner up of the event and collected an amount of $324,597 as winning total.
The 31 year old poker player is a pro from Sweden and has 10 WSOP Cashes in his account. He has played one final table and won that one at little one for one drop. Best previous WSOP cash for the player was back in 2014, when he finished 15th, whereas all time earnings for the player at different World Series f poker tournaments is $626,104.
Tureniec was indeed very happy after winning this grand first prize at the final event of this year’s world series of poker. He said that “it’s overwhelming to win” and it is biggest thing that you can achieve in poker.
Final Table Players:-
Calvin Anderson, from Yukon completed his journey being second in the list and collected a good total of amount $324,597, whereas Ryan D’Angelo, from Binghamton comes for third position and got $239,232 as winning total.
Fourth, fifth and sixth places were for Sam Ho, from Morrow who made $177,695 from the tournament, Thai Tolly, from Houston made $133,028 from the tournament, being fifth and Lucas Blanco, from Great Britain collected $100,380 from the tournament little one for one drop.
seventh and eighths places of the tournament goes to players named as Samer Al-Shurieki, collected $76,351 and Shai Zurr, from Petach Tikva collected $58,543.
Meanwhile a Frenchman Guillaume Diaz was the first person who got eliminated from the final table and collected an amount of $45,254, being ninth position holder in the game.
The event was a charity linked event like the other event#67 of the tournament. It means the players have option to donate 1% of their winnings from the tournament.