by Joseph Smith Sr.
WSOP event #27 attracted 743 hopefuls vying for the top prize of a WSOP gold bracelet and the $230,744 winner's share of the $1,003,050 prizepool. Each of the poker players put up the $1,500 buy-in for a seat in the H.O.R.S.E. Tournament.
Winner, Tommy Hang, collected all the chips when he rivered a Ten and completed his Queen high straight to trump all-in Jim Collopy's pocket Kings. Tommy Hang's largest previous cash in the World Series of Poker was $194,674 received for a 3rd place finish in the 2008 World Championship Limit Hold'em.
Hand will be returning home to Seattle, Washington with his first WSOP gold bracelet.
The following lists the eight final table players' order of finish and prize money won.
Tommy Hang ----- $230,744
Jim Collopy ------- $142,533
Kristan Lord------- $96,894
Brandon Guss ---- $67,435
Joe Villella--------- $47,905
Chris George ------ $34,725
Stewart Yancik ---- $25,668
David Baker ------- $19,338
Congratulations to Tommy Hang for taking his first WSOP gold bracelet and WSOP win in Event #27.Submitted by ppnadmin on June 15, 2014 - 12:53am