The poker pro from Russia Pro Dmitry Yurasov found success in the live tournaments of the game in Asia and Europe.
So far from poker, he had earned more than $1.2 million, but when he came to 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP), he has no money. His fate changed when he entered in ‘$10,000 six-max no-limit hold’em’ championship of the WSOP. The field of the championship comprised of 332 players. Yurasov participated in the event, lasted the field of 332 players, reached to the final table and finished first.
Winning the championship, Yurasov got his first bracelet of gold bracelet at WSOP final table. And the prize amount of $775,923. With this earning, the total live earnings of the player went to more than $2 million.
After winning the tournament, Yurasov said, “Till this time, I was playing expensive tournaments, but after winning this championship and bracelet, I feel delighted and it is a special achievement for me.”
Yurasov entered in the event on the third, which was even the final day of this event. He came in at the fifth chip position when top 24 players were remaining. The players he outlasted while on his way to the title were Sam Stein, he finished in 17th position and won the prize amount of $30,922, Amit Makhija, he finished in the 12th position and won the prize of $39,284), Charlie Carrel he finished in 15th position and won the prize amount of $30,922, 11th position was secured by Eric Wasserson with the prize amount $39,284, while Connor Drinan finished in 9th position for the prize amount of $51,494.
Grayson Ramage finished in the 7th position and won the prize amount of $69,578, the eight position was captured by the Dario Sammartino with the prize amount of $69,578), and Kristen Bicknell, finished in 6th position and won the prize of $96,823.