A prize pool of $2,847,390 was created thanks to 1,043 entries, and it took four long days of play to determine a winner, Justin Liberto who received the lion's share ($640,711). In addition to the prize money, the 26-year-old poker pro received his first gold bracelet. It was his 6th cash and second final table appearance at the World Series of Poker. He now has $1,199,624 in total earnings.
Final table results:
OTHER IN-THE-MONEY FINISHERS:
Aside from the final table finishers, other gold bracelet winning players who cashed included - Taylor Paur (18th), Rep Porter (19th), Amir Lehavot (23rd), Tim Adams (26th), Leo Wolpert (42nd), Bryn Kenney (44th), Tyler Patterson (47th), Jared Jaffe (49th), Jeff Madsen (53rd), Joe Hachem (66th), Sean Getzwiller (68th), Alex Bolotin (78th), Antonio Esfandiari (86th), Jim Collopy (106th), and Chris Dombrowski (108th).
Tom McCormick, a.k.a. "The Shamrock Kid" cashed in this event, which was the 52nd time for his career. McCormick ranks second on the all-time cashes list among players without a gold bracelet victory.
Name: Justin Liberto
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD (USA)
Current Residence: Baltimore, MD (USA)
Marital Status: Engaged
Profession: Professional Poker Player
Number of WSOP Cashes: 6
Number of WSOP Final Table Appearances: 2
Number of WSOP Gold Bracelet Victories: 1
Best Previous WSOP Finish: 4th (2013)
Total WSOP Earnings: $1,199,624
Personal Facts: Liberto owns two WSOP Circuit gold rings and finished 4th in the WSOP "Millionaire Maker" back in 2013