American player Aaron Van Blarcum won $474,000 at WPT Legends of Poker
Aaron Van Blarcum became the winner of Legends of Poker Main Event tournament of 18th WPT series. He beat the players pool composed of 520 entries and won $474,390.
The victory at Legends of Poker Main Event became the biggest in offline poker for Aaron Van Blarcum.
Aaron commented the situation after his winning:
“It feels great. I planned on playing in six of these [WPTs] this year and this was the first one, so it’s pretty awesome.”
The player from the US Gueorgui Gantchev took the second place in the tournament and earned $306 265. Jared Griener from America took the 3rd place and got $226,040.
Aaron Van Blarcum took the lead in Hublot WPT Player of the Year leaderboard after two tournaments of 18th WPT season. At the moment, he has 1 200 points. American player Roger Teska took the second place and got 1 000 points. Gueorgui Gantchev is on the 3rd place with 1 000 points.
WPT Borgata Poker Open Atlantic City will become the next tournament in the series. The event will be held from 15 to 20 September.