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Mike Cordell outlasted the 449-entry field to grab the World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore $1,675 Main Event. The victory made him wealthier by $148,171 and he also took home his second circuit gold ring.
The Arkansas native who possesses a 2016 WSOP bracelet under his belt had a relatively quiet ride to the podium and proved to be simply unbeatable on Day 2 beginning the unofficial final table with 146 big blinds.
Cordell had a good start and quickly dismissed Josh Vizcarra in sixth place. Harrah’s Cherokee Main Event Champion Van Truong followed him soon to the rails in fifth place.
Rob Garrett was the next piece to fall in fourth place paving the way to an enthralling three-way action. Alex Queen and Jeremy Stein tussled to avoid the third-place finish for the pay boost while Cordell relentlessly whittled away until both stacks got down.
Final Table Standings (USD)
1. Mike Cordell - $148,171
2. Alex Queen - $91,562
3. Jeremy Stein - $66,905
4. Robert Garrett - $49,667
5. Vanessa Truong - $37,460
6. Joshua Vizcarra - $28,671
7. Maurice Hawkins - $22,266
8. Richard Smith - $17,538
9. Ryan Tamanini - $14,009
Prominent poker pro Kunal Patni has been on a hot streak of late. Just last week, Patni finished second place in the WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event for $115,368.
Prominent poker pro Kunal Patni’s sublime form continues in poker tournaments abroad
The New Year is well and truly on its way with the WPTDeepStacks in Berlin, and followers of poker in India will be glad to know that notable pro Kunal Patni has made it to the final day of the Main Event.