Yong "LuckySpewy1" Kwon was awarded "Player of the Year 2020" title at WSOP.com

Yong "LuckySpewy1" Kwon

The US poker pro Yong "LuckySpewy1" Kwon has long earned the reputation of an experienced player in the American poker community.

Some days ago, WSOP.com awarded him the title of “Player of the Year2020”.

31-year-old poker player from New Jersey got the additional $10 000 and an exclusive WSOP.com Player of the Year ring.

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Yong took the lead in the leaderboard of ten finalist, as he scored the highest number of points. According to his words, he earned this title thanks to the hard work and many hours devoted to the game.

He believes that the increase in the number of playing hours is an integral part of success for the professional player. Therefore, he tries to play as much as possible.

"Player of the Year" points

1Yong "LuckySpewy1" Kwon73,039.91
2Krista "Pollux" Gifford63,265.86
3Anthony "boom81boom" Chin59,173.24
4David "dehhhhh" Coleman58,162.66
5Andrew "WATCHGUY42" Lichtenberger57,631.62
6James "PRPirate420" Vales55,377.44
7Angel "ChromeKing" Lopez50,445.25
8Alexander "ShadowFiend1" Condon49,718.15
9Tony "Panoramic" Dunst49,626.44
10Jonathan "jetsfan14" Borenstein48,951.80

Yong achieved a good success in online poker. In 2019, he won WSOP.com Online bracelet for $400 and earned $165 200, which became the largest prize money in his career.

As for the live tournaments, he earned only $40 800, but his online winnings reached the mark of $2 200 000.

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