Ryan Riess Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale for $716,088

By | April 8, 2017

Ryan Riess Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale for $716,088Ryan Riess of the United States has won prestigious world poker tour Seminole Hard Rock open final table Main event.

The runner-up of this particular world poker tour event was another US poker pro named Alan Sternberg, who pocketed $491,081 from this $10,000 buy -in Main event.

The winner and runner of this Main event were decided at Level 31: 100,000/200,000 with a 25,000 ante. The tournament attracted 349 players and generated a huge lot of money as total prize pool.

First player busted from the final table of 6 players was Cliff Josephy, who took home a good total of amount $130,370 for his sixth place.

Jason Koon, another top professional poker player who has played some great poker busted to fifth place for a total winning share of amount $157,599

Fourth and second positions of this crucial match belong to players known as Tim West and Terry Schumacher. They pocketed $204,466 and $315,726 from the tournament respectively from this tournament.

That means top two players remained in business were Alan Sternberg and Ryan Riess, but it was Ryan Riess did the ultimately and pocketed the first prize along with title of the championship.

Ryan Riess is a 26 year old pro poker player, who has already won 2013 world series of poker Main event.

Riess this time topped a field size of 349 players. The event was $10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Main event took place at 2017 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock. This is his first world poker tour title, while second largest score of his playing career. His lifetime poker earnings are now over $10 Million.

The result is as follows:-

1.Ryan Riess, $716,088 and a seat in the WPT Tournament of Champions
2. Alan Sternberg, $491,081
3. Terry Schumacher, $315,726
4. Tim West, $204,466
5. Jason Koon, $157,599
6. Cliff Josephy, $130,370