Congratulations are in order to the U.S. Poker Open as Event #7: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em established a new festival attendance record with 99 entries generating a $990,000 prize pool.
Andrew Lichtenberger will kickoff the eight-player final table with a huge chip lead after bagging 3,510,000 in chips for more than double that of his nearest competition in Jared Jaffee with 1,685,000 in his overnight chip bag.
Alex Foxen (1,630,000) and David Peters (1,620,000) are just inches behind Jaffee with Ivan Zufic (1,370,000) and Dan Shak (1,250,000) not too far behind.
Meanwhile, Brock Wilson (730,000) and Kristina Holst (700,000) advanced with short stacks with hopes to spin it up at the final table.
Event #7 Final Table Chip Counts
|1||Kristina Holst||United States||700,000|
|2||Brock Wilson||United States||730,000|
|3||Alex Foxen||United States||1,630,000|
|4||Jared Jaffee||United States||1,685,000|
|5||David Peters||United States||1,620,000|
|7||Dan Shak||United States||1,250,000|
|8||Andrew Lichtenberger||United States||3,510,000|
Where to Watch the Final Table?
The final eight players will return to the PokerGo Studios on June 10 with the action expected to begin at 3 p.m. EDT. PokerGO will live stream what promises to be some of the most exciting poker action of the year beginning at 4 p.m. EDT.
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Final Table Payouts
All returning players are guaranteed at least a $39,600 payout with the eventual winner slated to take home a huge $217,800 top prize.
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