Calvin Anderson Outlasts Massive Field to Claim WPT Prime Championship Title

Calvin Anderson wins record WPT Prime Championship

On Tuesday, December 19, Wynn Las Vegas hosted the finals of the Prime Championship World Poker Tour (WPT), with a prize pool of more than $10,000,000. It is not surprising that the prize for winning such a tournament amounted to a six-figure sum, namely $1,386,280. The unofficial final table of nine players was formed a week ago, and they had time to rest before the important game.

American Calvin Anderson became the new millionaire and WPT Prime Championship winner. At the same time, it is worth noting that at the 3-max stage, the future champion and four-time winner of the WSOP bracelet had a shorter stack than his opponents, but it was at this moment that one of the key hands of the final table happened:

After winning this hand, Calvin took the place of the chip leader and confidently brought the game to victory, making his biggest win in his career. According to official representatives, this event exceeded all expectations. Anderson also received a ticket to participate in such a tournament next year.

In general, the final top three in the event looks as follows:

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Calvin AndersonСША$1,386,280
2Aaron PinsonСША$910,000
3Jay LuСША$675,000
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