The WSOP Faces Great Start

Being only 21 years old, Steve Billirakis beca,e the youngest player to win in the tournament. The title of a record-breaker is not the only thing he may be proud of. He also won $536,287 and a Corum watch in the mixed $5,000 buy-in WSOP Hold’em event.

An amazing thing is that Billirakis had been confident that he would win. Greg ‘FBT’ Mueller became a runner-up having won $328,554.

Practically 4,ooo players tried their luck. There were 3,000 secured seats. 800 were waiting for other players to fold.

The total prize pool made up $2,119,700

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About Mark Newman

Mark Newman - was born in 1971 in Pictou, a town located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1998 he graduated from Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Wolfville) with the Master’s degree in social studies. Mark simply adores his wife and sons. Considers poker to be one of the most exquisite kinds of art and rarely misses his chance of practicing.