Stephen Chidwick already won wsop, but it was a long way. Before he has 52 WSOP cashes and 13 final tables. And now he won the long-awaited gold bracelet in the Pot Limit Omaha tournament with 25 thousand dollars buyin. In this event took part 278 players, and the prize fund was $ 6,602,500. For the first place Chidwick received $ 1,618,417. Now his prize in live tournaments is about $ 25,000,000.
“I had so many people supporting me for the last 10 years since I have been grinding so hard to win a bracelet and I know I have a lot of people in my corner that are really happy for me and that means a lot,” Chidwick said after his winning.
This tournament was the first at the WSOP 2019, in which Stephen took part. The previous 2 weeks he spent in Paris with his wife and two month old daughter. Stephen Chidwick flew to Las Vegas in the evening when the first day of the tournament was already passing. He registered in the last minutes of the second day and this decision turned out to be golden.
1) Stephen Chidwick ($1,618,417)
2) James Chen ($1,000,253)
3) Matthew Gonzales ($699,364)
4) Robert Mizrachi ($497,112)
5) Alex Epstein ($359,320)
6) Erik Seidel ($264,186)
7) Wasim Korkis ($197,637)
8) Ka Kwan Lau ($150,483)