Local Pro Ting Xiao Wins WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore for $147,699

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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:

  1. Ting Xiao Frederick, MD – $147,699
  2. Sandeep Patel Parsippany, NJ – $91,323
  3. Russ Head Lindale, GA – $66,715
  4. John Gorsuch Woodbridge, VA – $49,457
  5. DJ Mackinnon East Amherst, NY – $37,194
  6. Tommy Vu Cary, NC – $28,373
  7. Peter Lee Reston, VA – $21,950
  8. Brian Walters Eldersburg, MD – $17,223
  9. 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.