This Wednesday saw the official Final Table of the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown which attracted the attention of so many poker enthusiasts and participants. This edition of the poker tournament shows how a chip leader could go through a roller coaster of ups and downs and make it out a winner at the end. Scott Margereson is the lucky winner who made it all the way to the top victorious.
Every poker tournament has its memorable story and at this edition of the WPT Championship, the honor of being the most discussed player was given to Margereson who once again made it to the top of the ranking. Since he outplayed the field of players and claimed the throne this brought him the first-place prize of $696,740, the signature trophy, as well as the special prize for the champion provided by Hublot. Margereson was awarded a special luxurious Big Bang Steel watch as well as a premium stack of branded poker chips.
His prize also includes a $15,000 entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions giving him the chance to generate more earnings to his total live winnings. It could be recalled that the English poker player was the chip leader on Day 3 of this poker tournament, as he managed to generate a chip stack twice as big as anyone else’s. Over the span of the third day of action, he succeeded in amassing as much as 9,210,000 in chips, making all the way through 230 big blinds.
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The difference between him and the rest of the players was easily seen by the gap separating him from the player who was at the runner-up position then Joey Couden with his chip stack amounting to 4,060,000 in chips. However, this was the situation on the unofficial leader board back then, whereas now at the official ranking there is another player on the runner-up position.
Faraz Jaka managed to climb from the last sixth place on the unofficial leader board and make it to the second one which brought him some $454,496 for his efforts. In the meantime, the poker action is in full swing in Amsterdam where the WPT Amsterdam Season 2017-2018 €3,300 Main Event had its Day 3 this Wednesday. It is scheduled to have its Final Table on Friday, so all participants still have a chance to make their performance count and snatch one of the top prizes.
From the 207 entries that commenced the race, there are now only 24 remaining and they all have the chance to make it to the top. At the moment the chip leader among all players is Justin Bonomo from the US who is a highly-accomplished pro with a chip stack amounting to 790,500. The runner-up following him closely is Paul Berende from the Netherlands who has a total of 662,500 in chips continuing ahead in the culminating event. This Thursday is set to witness the official Day 4 of the Main Event.