David Peters became the best U.S. Poker Open player
U.S. Poker Open high roller series finished and the last prize amount was raffled. Traditionally, the organizers of series announced the best player, who scored the most points.
David Peters has become the champion and this victory is the second one for him in the U.S. leaderboard Poker Open. During the series with 12 tournaments, Peters won three events, including a short deck tournament that he had never won before. For the victory, David earned $50 000 and a 54-pound golden eagle.
According to Peters’ words, it was a unique for him to win three tournaments in this series, even though he missed PLO and mixed games. It is also worth noting that last year David managed to surpass Sean Winter and became the best player of the series.
Peters hadn't played live poker for 18 months, but he continued to study poker and play a lot online. Best player of the series added that he was pleased to fight against strong players and emerged victorious from that battle.
Top 5 U.S. Leaderboard Poker Open
|Place||Player||Points||Number of victories||ITM number||Prize money|
|1||David Peters||646||3||4||$833 000|
|2||Sean Winter||484||1||2||$786 000|
|3||Ali Imsirovic||483||1||5||$482 000|
|4||Stephen Chidwick||427||0||3||$629 000|
|5||Dan Shak||371||0||4||$460 000|