Jerry Wong is a very happy man. He has won the 2017 WPTDeepStacks SHR Lucky Hearts Poker Open Ultimate Re-Entry Event getting the better of 4,756 entries to win $250,000.
He has bettered his record at the World Poker Tour event as he finished in the 8th position out of 6,737 entries in 2016 for a World Series of Poker main event. He has proved once again that he can find his way through a massive field and eventually get to a position of reckoning and that is to enter the final table.
It was a $360 buy-in tournament and the 4,756 entries recorded was the second largest tournament entry registered in the history of poker in Florida. The increase in the number of entries meant that the $500,000 guarantee was demolished and it went on to become a $1,426,800 prize pool. That’s a lot of money. (more…)