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Bin Weng Wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

Bin Weng was able to get back from loosing a huge lead and takes home the trophy and $1,128,250 in the $3,500 buy-in main event.

Weng, a Pennsylvania resident, is experiencing a heater of a lifetime and cannot be stopped this year. The $3,500 buy-in tournament which recorded a massive 2,290 total entries began in late April at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, where it was played down to the final six. After that they for a few weeks and the remaining players traveled across the country to the Esports Arena at Luxor.

Weng entered the final table with larger than a 2-1 chip advantage over everyone else. Early on, he was pretty much unstoppable and quickly extended his lead. After gradually eliminating his opponents: Rafael Farah in sixth place for $238,000, Jack Thu in fifth place for $312,000, David Mzareulov in fourth place for $550,000 and Mitch Garshofsky in third place for $745,000 all went down to the final heads-up against Sridhar Sangannagari who have never won a live poker tournament before. Weng entered the heads-up more than a 4-1 chip advantage and seemed to be unstoppable. But after some time Sangannagari thanks to many small pot wins made thre match almost even, and then it turned completely around when Weng attempted a massive bluff with jack-high that didn't get through against middle pair. Suddenly, Sangannagari was in the lead by nearly 2-1. But Weng didn't give up and was able to overcome this deficit and sent Sangannagari home insecond placefor $745,000.

In addition to the trophy and the $1,128,250, Weng was also awarded 1,620 Card Player of the year points as the champion of the WPT SHRPS main event. (Winning a WPT title) was one of my main goals, when I started to play poker (full time) back in 2019,” Weng told WPT reporters after coming out on top. “It means a lot to me, definitely.” Weng can't spend much time celebrating his big win because less than 20 hours after winning the SHRPS, he'll return to the same venue to compete at the final table of the WPT Choctaw tournament. In case he wins this tournament he can make history as the only player who wins WPT tournaments in back-to-back days. Will his heater continue?