Andy Rubinberg of Chicago wins Wisconsin poker championship for $120,808

By | February 28, 2016

Andy Rubinberg wins $120,808 at Wisconsin poker championshipAndy Rubinberg of Chicago topes the field size of 489 entrants and collected the first prize of an amount $120,808 at 2016 annual Wisconsin Poker festival. This was a $1,100 Main event for No Limit Hold’em. Rubinber, the 47 year old computer consultant defeated Kou Vang of Maplewood, who took home $69,742 as runner up.

Rubinberg was very happy winning this major title and said that “This is my first major tournament win and I am very happy that I ended winner”. I have been through so many final tables but could not be able to crack any of them and I really wanted to win this championship, Rubinberg added.

The final table includes players like Andrew Rubinberg, Kou Vang, Bruce Swart, Jason Ramos and Jason Reno. The first elimination from the table was of Jason Reno from Madison, who got busted at 10th place and took home $6,147 as winning share.

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Top 10 Players with amount are as follows:-

  • Andrew Rubinberg of Chicago was the title winner and took home $120,808.
  • Kou Vang of Maplewood was the runner up of the event for an amount takes home $69,742
  • Byron Ziebell of Greenfield made $42,555 being at third place.
  • The fourth position goes to Richard Alsup of New Hope for $34,280.
  • Bruce Swart was at fifth position $26,951.
  • Josh Reichard($22,454)
  • Jason Ramos($17,968)
  • Scott Johnson ($13,172)
  • Anthony Knepper($9,457)
  • Jason Reno ($6,147)

The event attracted 489 Participants which generated $489,000 and best twice than $200,000 guaranteed as total prize pool out of which top 45 finishers/places paid out.

Some other notable players found their places among top 45 finishers are Mark Johnson (43rd for an amount take home $2,364), WSOP Bracelet winner Nick Jivkov finished for 41st place and got his share of $2,364. Jason Bender was at 35th position for an amount takes home $2,601.

Whereas the 14th and 15th positions of this poker tournament belongs to players like Matt Alexander and Nicola Ditrapani. They got their winning share as $4,728each. Check out American poker sites for all your gambling needs in Nevada, and New Jersey and rest of the U.S.A.