Doug Polk of United States is doing great at the moment in 2017 World Series of poker series. As you know the tournament is currently underway at Rio Hotel and casino in Las Vegas, where thousands of professional poker player from around are checking out their destiny.
One of the events of this ongoing poker series was $111,111 buy in One Drop High Roller, which attracted 130 players from across the world, but it was Doug Polk who ultimately did the job i.e. won the event and pocketed a sum total of amount $3,686,865. This is his third career WSOP Gold Bracelet.
Polk is currently busy with lots of other works related to poker. Like he and two of his friends are busy with a poker training site. He mentioned this to the press after this big win. He said “instead of grinding poker and studying, my focus is now more on training”, I love to play poker and I still play in higher stake poker games because I know that I am a winning player.
The first player busted from the final table was Mike Kamran of USA, who pocketed $312,006 from the High Roller.
Andrew Robl was next to hit the rail to eighth place for a total winning share of amount $387,732, and after him another player known as Rainer Kempe busted to seventh place for a total $493,089.
Sixth, fifth and fourth positions of the match were for players known as Martin Jacobson – $641,382, Chris Moore – $852,885 and Haralabos Voulgaris – $1,158,883.
Some top professional casino and poker players were also in the race to become the final tablist but they did not succeed. Some notable players like Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari, Byron Kaverman, Scott Seiver, Dan Colman, Igor Kurganov and Nick Petrnagelo (they all have won WSOP gold Bracelet) looking to do well but busted earlier in the game.
Final table result of $111,111 2017 WSOP High Roller:-
1st: Doug Polk – $3,686,865
2nd: Bertrand Grospellier – $2,278,657
3rd: Dario Sammartino – $1,608,295
4th: Haralabos Voulgaris – $1,158,883
5th: Chris Moore – $852,885
6th: Martin Jacobson – $641,382
7th: Rainer Kempe – $493,089
8th: Andrew Robl – $387,732
9th: Mike Kamran – $312,006