The World Series of Poker Circuit has its poker action at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas where the next stop is, and hundreds of participants are already putting their skills to the test on the felt. The two-day event which recently came to an end was Event #5: $365 Pot-Limit Omaha which granted Jesse Carter from the US with the big prize of $10,531 as well as a brand new WSOP Circuit Ring.
The official start of this event was this Monday going all players time to make their way to the poker tables at the Planet Hollywood. There was a total of 117 entries registered for participation and this guaranteed a generous prize pool a the end of the poker action. Some 117 players claimed their spot at one of the poker tables, reserving their chance to claim one of the large payouts at the end of the final day of action. The total prize pool which was paid out amounted to $35,100, which was divided among the top 12 players surviving after the second day of poker.
Background Information Regarding the Big Winner
Carter is a poker player from Blaine, Tennessee who has total live earnings amounting to some $55,650 which have been amassed since 2013. His first poker tournament was back then when he played at another stop of the WSOP Circuit, this time at Cherokee, North Carolina.
There he registered for participation at the $365 No-Limit Hold’em Six Handed and following his action reached the 30th place which granted him some $592. His last winning at a live poker event also came at the same location, but this time it was the Cherokee Poker Classic which took place earlier this month.
Carter managed to reach the third place at the $250 No-Limit Hold’em #11 and this brought him a total of $4,453 at the end of the final table. His largest winning before this Tuesday was claimed in 2016 when the Tennessee poker layer participated at the North Carolina stop of the WSOP Circuit and made it to the fifth place on the official leader board of the Event #8: $580 No-Limit Hold’em. For his efforts and accomplishment, he was granted $8,337.
The prize he claimed this Tuesday was his largest one so far in his live poker career and also brought him 50 Casino Championship points, which could win him a leading position at the Planet Hollywood Casino Championship. As for the player who managed to reach a heads-up duel against him, that was Ryan Leng from Wheeling, Illinois who could not outplay the winner and had to settle for the consolation prize of $6,508. The third place was taken by Andrew Donabedian from Grand Junction, Colorado who reserved his spot and claimed some $4,634 at the end of the final table.