The 2015/2016 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore – the second stop of the tour’s 12th season.
It attracted 458 entrants to the $1,675 Main Event, which created a prize pool of $687,000. That was distributed to the top 54 finishers, with a healthy $147,699 reserved for the winner.
Pro poker player Ting Xiao, who rallied from a short stack at the final table to capture his first gold ring and secure a seat in the 2016 WSOP Global Championship.
Xiao had a little more than $30,000 in live tournament earnings, which included $5,387 for finishing 28th in the WSOP Circuit, defending champion Chris Csik finished in 10th place for $11,054.
Final Table Results:
- Ting Xiao Frederick, MD – $147,699
- Sandeep Patel Parsippany, NJ – $91,323
- Russ Head Lindale, GA – $66,715
- John Gorsuch Woodbridge, VA – $49,457
- DJ Mackinnon East Amherst, NY – $37,194
- Tommy Vu Cary, NC – $28,373
- Peter Lee Reston, VA – $21,950
- Brian Walters Eldersburg, MD – $17,223
- John Kostelac New Cumberland – $13,706.
Notable Finishes: Chris Csik (10th – $11,054), Asher Conniff (26th – $4,603), Daniel Gilmer (32nd – $3,552), Jesse Cohen (35th – $3,181), Gordon Shackelford (45th – $2,879), and Clarence Senter (54th – $2,638).
The WSOP Circuit continues September 16-30 at Casino De Campione in Italy and from September 17-28 at the Palm Beach Kennel Club in Florida.