The final whistle has been blown and we have found our WSOP for Life Grand Final champion; congratulations to Essam_Ali who fought off 442 contenders to win our dazzling prize!
There was plenty at stake at WSOP for Life Grand Final so the competition was fierce. The $50,000 prize pool was the consolation prize in this huge tournament.
WSOP seat for the next 20 years
Players were gunning for the coveted WSOP for Life package – which offers the winner a seat at the World Series of Poker every year for the next 20 years.
The nail biting final hand saw Essam_Ali dealt and confidently call IDestroySPAs’s all-in with a . All of IDestroySPAs’s fears were confirmed with a flop and Essam_Ali finally claimed his WSOP for Life package with two pairs thanks to an turn and a river.
Shinosaurus finished 5th – just missing out on one of the runner-up prizes, a $14k package to this year’s WSOP. After being dealt , Shinosaurus fearlessly went all-in. Unfortunately, his cards were no match for Essam_Ali’s on a board. Still, bagging $18,120.00 for 5th place shouldn’t have been too painful!
Top 10 payouts
After a spectacular 7 hours of poker, our top 10 payouts were well deserved:
- Essam_Ali WSOP for Life package
- IDestroySPAs $14K WSOP 2010 Package
- RAALF44 $14K WSOP 2010 Package
- ChuJung $14K WSOP 2010 Package
- Shinosaurus $18,120.00
- topgun1980 $13,590.00
- krustyoo7 $9,513.00
- rondor3000 $7,066.80
- carpearcha $5,662.50
- Gladston3 $4,756.50
A special mention must be given to our Bubble Boy – WelcomeXD. Being dealt a pair of tens is always a good feeling when you’re so close to making the money but Gladston3 flopped a to match his pockets. A turn secured a slice of the money as a river couldn’t help WelcomeXD. Close, but no cigar!