World Poker Tour SHRPS Winner Eric Afrait – “You Can’t Fight Fate”

Afrait bests the largest WPT field in history.

You can’t ask for too much more from a winner – happy, humble and grateful for the opportunity to have outlasted the rest to be the best (on that day.) Canada’s Eric Afrait not only claimed the massive $1,081,184 first place prize (for a $3500 buy-in) but also the title of World Poker Tour Champion.

At the final table he went on a run of what he describes as a magical run of cards for 5-6 hours, he defeated a stack final table that included runner-up Mukul Pahuja, James Mackey, Jacob Bazeley, Chance Kornuth and Matt Stout.

For an entire recap, check the World Poker Tour Live Updates page and here’s the final table results:

1st Eric Afriat – $1,081,184
2nd Mukul Pahuja – $691,965
3rd James Mackey – $441,128
4th Jacob Bazeley – $371,931
5th Matt Stout – $308,501
6th Chance Kornuth – $247,954

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