(20.10.2019) Taiwan’s James Chen Wins WSOP Europe €250K Super High Roller.

20.10.2019

King’s Casino and Resort in Rozvadov is the biggest poker arena in Europe and there is was held the most expensive event of the 2019 World Series of Poker. Event #4: €250,000 Super High Roller was attended by 30 players, eight of whom made re-entry. The prize pool of the tournament was €7,125,000, which was divided among 5 players.

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For cash-game specialist James Chen is biggest live MTT cash prize in his careeer.  For the fisrt place he won $3,157,079 and gold bracelet. It was also the first gold bracelet for his home country of Taiwan and he has taken over the number one spot of Taiwan’s all-time money list. In order to do so, Chen had to defeat a tough competition on the final day and came out on top of a heads-up battle with Malaysia’s Chin Wei Lim.

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“What can I say, it feels great to be the first from Taiwan to win a bracelet and hopefully this will inspire other players to try and keep improving their game and reach their own dreams,” Chen said in the winner interview and added the following.

“It’s definitely nice to win a bracelet, it is a big reason why I am here. I wouldn’t say that winning a bracelet necessarily means you are a good player or not but when I was a beginner in poker it was always just a dream of mine to win one.”

€250,000 Super High Roller Results

Place Winner Country Prize (in EUR) Prize (in USD)
1 James Chen Taiwan €2,844,215 $3,157,079
2 Chin Wei Lim Malaysia €1,757,857 $1,951,221
3 Christoph Vogelsang Germany €1,185,161 $1,315,529
4 Tony G Lithuania €799,045 $886,940
5 Cary Katz United States €538,722 $597,981
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