The Season XV WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star $7,500 Main Event drew a record field of 806 players, beating the old record of 753 entries set in the previous season. The final table was played on Saturday and included some famililar poker pros, including Chino Rheem who had the chance to win a forth World Poker Tour title!
Rheem had over 44% of the chips in play when the cards were in the air and[...] Read more » Sam Panzica Wins Second WPT Title!
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 50 (M)
Many congratulations to Sam Panzica on winning his second World Poker Tour title and the $1,373,000 first prize. This final table looked really difficult so extra kudos goes to him for outlasting them all
Joined: Jan '17
Age: 61 (M)
A lot of money this guy sam won, wow million of dollars from playing poker, now this is just wonderful, I imagine how great it is becoming a millionaire j ust by playing this vreat game of poker, enjoying time in a live event, really good win
the pictures showing her mom surprising him for the final table show is very touching and I think that was the extra who motivated him to get the determination to win this. Congrats kid but too bad for Chino who had a great opportunity to achieve a record there...
Joined: May '08
Age: 34 (M)
well there you go, this dude has a mother who actually don't go along the usual lines: "sonny it's bad to gamble, cards are created by devil and you should better be an ecologist or vegan". so yeah congrats for the win and all that, now pay up your taxes and be a good citizen.
Sam Panzika is certainly a good poker player and certainly deserved this title ... my congratulations to a good player and I wish him luck in the subsequent tournaments .... he likes me as a player and his game certainly deserves attention
Joined: May '13
Age: 27 (M)
Haha nice picture , got lucky with his mom coming and looking at him play, this always brings good charm and make somebody plays better when he knows that there is people around that are cheering for him.
Congrats to him hope he keeps the good work and continue to make lots of money, cheers have fun too guys maybe one day you might feature in bankroll mob article about winning a ton of cash . Cheers good day!
Joined: Aug '10
Age: 47 (M)
Gratz for this amazing second time WPT tourney winning to Sam Panzica! This was a great winning over 1 million Dollar in a record field of players with over 800 poker player. This as really a dream to win one of these nice liver poker tourneys one time...
Posted by pochui: well there you go, this dude has a mother who actually don't go along the usual lines: "sonny it's bad to gamble, cards are created by devil and you should better be an ecologist or vegan".
"Yeah mum, but how me being vegan gonna pay all the bills and put food on the table?"
BTW mother is in awesome shape, now that her son is a millionaire she probably will get a ton of dates.