The World Series of Poker recently finished one of its stops which transformed Horseshoe Council Bluffs Hotel and Casino into one of the hottest poker locations in Iowa. The last Ring Event of this stop was the Event #12: $365 No-Limit Hold’em 1-Day Re-Entry tournament which was the last chance for players to lay their hands on one of the coveted WSOP Circuit rings which were up for grabs.
This is how one of the skillful players made their way to the top and claimed the first place on the official leader board. Bradley Sullivan is a player from Omaha, Nebraska and this participation in a poker event brought one of the largest winnings in his live poker career. At the very beginning of this poker festival he was able to climb o the runner-up position during Event #3, but now he managed to reach the champion position and this brought him a sweet payday of $11,930. This first-place prize added up to his total live earnings which amount to $40,482.
His largest winning came towards the end of March when his runner-up position at the Event #3 $365 No-Limit Hold’em – Multi-flight brought him a total of $19,740 for his efforts. This largest career winning came following more than four years of live poker tournaments hiatus which Sullivan was in since his last performance at a tournament was back in 2014. The first poker festival he played at took place in 2013 when he attended the Annual Horseshoe Poker Classic HHPC taking place at the very same gambling venue.
Timeline of Poker Events
It could be said that this location brings him good fortune, as back then he claimed the seventh place at the $775 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event and this brought him $2,717 for his performance. The 12th Event in the rich schedule of this stop of the World Series of Poker attracted a total of 142 players who were willing to give their luck a try and demonstrate their poker skills on the felt.
Sullivan himself entered the final table of this poker tournament as the chip leader and this reserved him a top position and certain advantage over most of the remaining players on the poker tables. Some of the local poker players which were also present at the final table were the player who claimed the runner-up position at Event #9 Ryan Phan, as well as the champion of Event #6, Tim McReynolds. Both of them had the chance to add to their accomplishments the Casino Championship title which came with the first place.
Unfortunately, they could not make it further than the 4th place for McReynolds, and the third spot for Phan. The runner-up position in this tournament belonged to Hamid Izadi who received a total of $7,372 for his performance. Up next in the WSOPC schedule if the next stop which will be Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino in North Carolina. Poker action will commence on 12th April with Event #1: $365 No-Limit Hold’em which will feature a guaranteed prize pool amounting to $100,000.