This years World Series of poker Harrah’s Tunica circuit main event attracted a huge number of participants, a total of 666 entrants to be exact. Piling a breath taking prize pool of $999,000.
The event which lasted for four days was an action packed event with most of the players pulling some impressive stunts. However, most of them were eliminated along the way and the final day saw a 26 year old pro from Hone Lake, Mississippi Ryan Stevenson, an engineer by profession make it to the final table.
The engineer poker star managed to earn himself a cool $204, 794 and 840 card player of the year points which ranked him in the 19th place in the overall POY rankings. Much to most peoples surprise as well as to his own, Ryan was recorded as saying how much he was dumb folded by his own success which proved that he never expected to make it that far. He went on to say that the win was a dream come true in his career as a poker player.
Ryan made it to the final table last the third most chip holder. However this did not stop him for claiming victory in an outstanding game that lasted for more than four hours. He managed to gather carve his way through the game that seem at first seemed to be against him considering he had the list chips .He survived the three handed play in which his rival competitor Andre Roth folk was eliminated in the third place earning a sum of $192, 941 cash price. In the heads up round, Ryan faced of Normal Makeldin in a game that lasted only a few minutes with the Stevenson emerging the victor.