Online qualifier Asher Conniff has taken down the WPT World Championship at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. For his efforts, Conniff received $937,683, a Hublot® Oceanographic 4000 Watch, and Monster® 24K Headphones.
He faced a tough final table that included Raw Deal host Tony Dunst, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Brian Yoon and 2001 WSOP Main Event Champion Carlos Mortensen The Brooklyn native defeated WPT Season XIII champion Alexander Lakhov heads up to win the title.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1st Asher Conniff – $973,683 2nd Alexander Lakhov – $573,779 3rd Brian Yoon – $330,358 4th Carlos Mortensen – $267,764 5th Ray Qartomy – $208,647 6th Tony Dunst – $173,873
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.