Safiya Umerova Wins $1,500 buy in No Limit Shootout

By | July 2, 2016

Safiya Umerova Wins $1,500 buy in No Limit ShootoutSafiya Umerova, a Russian born poker player Safiya Umerova has won the event#50 of the WSOP 2016. The event was $1,500 Buy in No Limit Hold’em Shootout. The player currently lives in Los Angles, United States and loves to play professional poker. Umerova collected the first prize of amount $264,046 from the tournament an got her first ever gold bracelet from any WSOP tournament.

Total WSOP cashes for the player is 2 and all time money is $268,484. The tournament received 1050 entries and generated $1,417,500 as cash prize pool. Top 120 places of the game were paid out. Niall Farrell of the United Kingdom was the runner up of the game and collected $163,158 as prize money.

Safiya Umerova was a happy girl after winning her first ever gold bracelet at such big tournament. She said that being a winner of the gold bracelet is simply incredible and “woman poker players are always underestimated and that happens to me every time I was at the table”.

The game played over for three days and three nights at Rio, in Vegas and concluded on the main stage of the ESPN.

Nine Finishers of the game were:-

Niall Farrell of UK was the runner up of the game and took home $163,158. This was 28th cash for the player at WSOP series, whereas lifetime earnings for the player, playing at different festivals of the world poker is near $900,000.

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Michael Mixer, from East Greenwich was the third position holder. He got busted with an amount $118,109.

A Bulgarian Yullyan Kolev was the fourth position ranker and total income earned was $86,513.

Fifth and sixth places were for Damian Salas, An Argentinean looking to win big at the final table but caught out in the middle for $64,129, and completed at fifth place, in the mean time Raymond Ho got busted to sixth for  $48,115.

Scottish Daniel McAulay finished at seventh position and was paid $36,543, Daniel Tang of UK, completes for eighth for $28,101 and Alexander Lakhov of Russia was at ninth for $21,881.