Michael Wang

Michael Wang
GPI rank: 11
WSOP Bracelets: 2
Total Live Earnings: $4,521,197
Nationality:
United States United States
Last Seen in: 2022 MSPT Venetian November
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Biography

Michael Wang is an American poker player and two-time WSOP bracelet winner.

His first bracelet came in 2015, winning Event #2: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em for $466,120. He defeated Bryn Kenney heads-up. His second bracelet came in one of the last events of the 2022 WSOP.

It was another $5k bracelet, winning Event #87: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em for $541,604 — a new career highest score.

Other victories for Wang include the 2022 Stairway to Millions Event #5 for $219,300 and the 2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open Event #20 $1,560 Purple Chip Bounty NLH.

Not to be confused with Joseph Cheong

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 MSPT Venetian November
$1,600 Main Event
14th $12,665
2022 WSOP Online
Event #30: $5,300 High Roller
11th $10,625
2022 WSOP Online
Event #25: $2,000 NLH 8-Max
23rd $4,850
2022 WSOP Online
Event #24: $7,777 Lucky 7s High Roller
4th $62,320
2022 WSOP Online
Event #17: $777 NLH Lucky 7s
20th $2,566
2022 WSOP Online
Event #3: $3,200 NLH High Roller
20th $3,016
2022 PokerStars EPT Barcelona
€5,300 EPT Main Event
44th €27,100
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
1st $541,604
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #71: $1,111 One More for One Drop
521st $2,222
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #77: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot Limit Omaha
145th $2,625
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #58: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
192nd $2,404
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #62: $1,500 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout
58th $5,290
2022 World Series of Poker
[Online] $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack
230th $786
2022 BetMGM Poker Championship
$3,500 Main Event
4th $65,856
2022 World Series of Poker
[Online] $1,000 PLO 6-Max
103rd $1,426
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #24: $1,000 FLIP & GO No-Limit Hold'em
113th $2,150
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
218th $3,006
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em
817th $1,840
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
20th $57,009
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em
87th $4,404
2022 The Lodge Championship Series
Event #9: $800 NLH
10th $10,591
2022 Wynn Millions
$1,600 Mystery Bounty [$1,500,000 GTD]
184th $2,687
2022 MSPT Venetian Poker Bowl VI
$1,100 Main Event
99th $2,180
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #83: $1,500 The Closer
18th $14,740
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack
9th $46,430
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #28: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed
122nd $1,753
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #24: $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack
121st $1,294
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
81st $9,805
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #4: $500 The Reunion No-Limit Hold'em
1807th $800
2021 WSOP.com PA Online Bracelet Events
Event #5: $777 No-Limit Hold'em Lucky 7's
32nd $1,107
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #30: $600 NLH 6-Max Championship
17th $2,875
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #26: $500 NLH The Big 500 Encore
128th $805
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #23: $500 NLH Turbo
35th $1,530
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #17: $400 NLH 8-Max
30th $1,782
2021 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #13: $1,000 NLH Freezeout
65th $1,565
Wynn Summer Classic $1,600 Mystery Bounty
Wynn Summer Classic $1,600 Mystery Bounty
82nd $3,893
Lone Star Poker Series Champions Social
$1,300 Texas State $1M GTD Main Event
5th $79,875
WPT Online Borgata Series powered by partypoker US Network
Event #6: $20K GTD Six-Max NLH
13th $756
partypoker US Network Online Series (August 16-23)
Event #5: $15,000 GTD NLH
4th $1,537
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #28: $1,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 6-Max
32nd $2,494
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #23: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Knockout
41st $1,882
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #20: $500 PLO 6-Handed
81st $972
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #19: $400 No-Limit Hold'em
38th $2,840
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #16: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo
128th $894
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #10: $600 No-Limit Hold'em MonsterStack
40th $3,583
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #1: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Kick-Off
23rd $3,936
2020 World Series of Poker Circuit Hard Rock Tampa
$1,700 Main Event
72nd $3,742
2020 World Series of Poker Circuit Hard Rock Tampa
$2,200 High Roller
17th $4,353
2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open
Event #20: $1,560 Purple Chip Bounty
1st $20,029
2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open
Event #14: $1,090 Six-Max NLH
5th $10,224
2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open
Event #10: $300 Deepest Stack
43rd $658
2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open
Event #3: $600 Deepstack Kick-Off
19th $3,299
2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Hammond
$2,200 High Roller
2nd $43,839
2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore
$1,700 Main Event
4th $36,089
2019 Borgata Poker Open
WPT Borgata Poker Open $3,500 Championship
145th $5,797
2019 Borgata Poker Open
Event #13: $560 Super Survivor
27th $4,930
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #64: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em
921st $1,729
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em
382nd $2,669
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em
815th $2,497
2019 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino EPT
€5,300 EPT Main Event
74th €10,780
2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK
Main Event
6th £140,000
2018 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona
€1,100 EPT National
32nd €11,950
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #75: $1,500 The Closer No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) - $1 Million Guarantee
366th $2,416
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed
17th $5,670
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #68: $1,000 + 111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
364th $2,237
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)
4th $83,663
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em
235th $3,196
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #19: THE GIANT - $365 No-Limit Hold'em
145th $1,422
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
203rd $2,679
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
951st $1,441
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
106th $4,068
2016 Aussie Millions
Event #20: $1,500 "Deep Freeze" No-Limit Hold'em
9th 10,080 AUD
2016 Aussie Millions
Event #11: $10,600 Main Event
23rd 60,000 AUD
2015 WinStar River Poker Series
Main Event
38th $8,000
2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific
$1,650 8-Game Dealer's Choice
8th 4,946 AUD
2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific
$1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Accumulator
37th 2,560 AUD
2014 Hollywood Poker Open Championship Event
HPO Championship Main Event
2nd $216,904
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
17th $9,712
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #15: $3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
67th $5,484
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em
502nd $3,984
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #6: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
118th $4,411
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 9: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Re-Entry
123rd $4,595

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