The WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star event didn't turn out the way most people had predicted. Firstly, for the first time in Bay 101 Shooting Star history, not a single Shooting Star made it to the final table. Secondly, a satellite winner ended up beating a field of 364 players and grabbed the title and almost $1 million in prize money.
Kim Moon, a local amateur player, won his entry to the tournam[...] Read more » Amateur Wins WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star ($960,900)
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 38 (M)
Looks like amateurs are giving each time more headaches to pro players, this is always good news. If pros want to keep the status they won to be consider as pros, they have to keep fighting every day for it. As for Kim Moon, he had a big advantage of not having any pressure under him besides the pressure of being in the game. No one was expecting nothing from him, so he could play as he want to, and that’s what he did, and well, winning $1 million and a ticket that can give him much more fame than he just got for winning this. Let’s see how he makes in the WPT!