The last event of the WSOP.com Online Circuit was the Main Event that had a guaranteed prize of $250,000. The NLH event saw a total of 770 entries where 515 were original entrants and 155 were allowed reentries. All of them managed to create a prize pool of $385,000, setting a new record. For example, the record last year was 682 entrants and a prize pool of $345,000. The list of players that got paid extended to 100, with the majority winning $807 as the minimum reward amount.
This popular USA online poker event was topped by William “SlaweelRyam” Romaine, who managed to win a total sum of $92,400, thus taking the biggest slice out of the prize pool. Apart from winning the cash prize, he also managed to win a gold ring. His prize was the largest one in the US when it comes to regulated online poker networks.
The Final Table Overview
The final table consisted of nine players who are all exceptional poker players, especially when it comes to playing poker online. The main opponent for Romaine in the heads-up play was Jeffrey “memorymotel” Orem, who was not lucky enough to win this event and had to settle for second place, winning a total of $48,895.
The next one in line was Joseph “JingboSlice” Cappuccio, who is also an avid tournament poker player. He also had a great time playing this poker in this event and ended up in third place, winning a grand total of $31,955.
Fourth place was occupied by Bradford “bd3109” Albrinck, who won a sum of $24,255, while the fifth place belonged to Anthony “Flawlessbink” Maio for $20,405. Furthermore, Alexander “ShadowFiend1” Condon ended up in sixth place for $16,550, while Joseph “PITCHEBTCH” Curcio won $12,320 as the seventh place player. The eighth and the ninth place belonged to Marc “speechdoc” Farro and Andrew “RandyLerch” Kelsall, respectively. Farro won $8,085, while Kelsall had to settle for $5,390.
Poker has been growing increasingly popular, and playing online tournaments is not the only way to enjoy this game. Some of the best USA poker sites also offer various poker cash games where you can practice and earn some money along the way. Once you feel ready, you can join the likes of Romaine and start playing poker professionally at online tournaments such as WSOP.com. However, it takes a lot of practice and luck to get to the top!