On Wednesday, July 10, Day 5 of the 2019 WSOP $10,000 Main Event kicked off at 12 noon local time.
2019 WSOP: Event #73: $10,000 NLHE MAIN EVENT
Schedule: July 3 to July 16, 2019
Venue: Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Total Entries: 8,569
Timothy Su once again the Chip Leader on Day 5 Timothy Su, who was chip leader in Day 2ab of the event, is once again the chip leader with 19,235,000 chips at the end of Day 5, considered to be the longest day so far in this tournament as it concluded around 2am on Thursday.
At the final hour, Su defeated 3-time bracelet winner Brian Yoon when his top pair of kings were no match against Su's bullets.
After three grueling days of high-stakes poker gaming, the 30-year-old Canadian poker pro Sam Greenwood managed to outlast a player field of 61 to win the trophy and a sweet first place cash prize worth $1,775,460.
Since introducing the tournament back in 2011, the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) hosted the Super High Roller NLHE event with a $100,000 buy-in and this year it attracted a total of 61 entrants, which accumulated a $5,918,220 prize pool. The biggest player field for this particular event was 66 entries back in 2015, so this makes it the second-biggest turnout in PCA history.
The year 2018 is definitely an incredible one when it comes to the live tournament circuit for the likes of poker pro Sam Greenwood, as he has managed to get four 7-figure live tourney scores in his career, and three of them have just come in the past 6 months!
Canadian poker pro Sam Greenwood has won the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €50,000 buy-in Super High Roller event, as he was the last man standing amongst a battlefield of 57 total entries, adding to his bankroll an amazing €1,000,000 (or US$1,240,000), which was the prize money for this tournament.
From November 17-25, after a grueling nine days of thrilling poker action at The Level Meliá Caribe Tropical in the gorgeous seaside town of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the 2017 Caribbean Poker Party Festival has now officially ended.
Toronto-based Sam Greenwood topped a huge field of 1,915 players in Event #22 $1,000 No Limit Hold 'em to become the first Canadian gold bracelet winner at this year's World Series of Poker. In addition to the gold bracelet, he received $318,977 out of the total prize pool of $1,723,500.