In the past two months Sean Yu pocketed over $200,000 of the prize amount after his second score.
Yu has won the Commerce Poker Series $1,100 Main Event and have got the prize amount of $209,030.
This is the biggest win for Yu and it has come to him just after winning the WSOP Global Casino Championship in which earned nearly $300,000 prize amount. He qualified for the event by winning the WSOP Circuit Main Event last September in Las Vegas for another $170,000. After his latest win, Yu has now crossed the winning amount of $1.5 million cashes in the live tournament.
Furthermore, before the start of this tournament, Yu pledged that he will donate five percent his win to Hurricane Harvey relief. This information was revealed by Commerce Poker’s Twitter, the platform is covering this event. After winning the amount Yu stuck to his words and announced the donation of 5 percent.
Results of official final table
• First place Sean Yu he won the prize amount of $209,030.
• Second place Chahn Jun he won the prize amount of $123,680.
• Third place Berkeley Yuan he won the prize amount of $79,260.
• Fourth place Michael Zelman he won the prize amount of $52,150.
• Fifth place Michael Pearson he won the prize amount of $40,570.
• Sixth place Hsiao Liu he won the prize amount of $33,560.
• Seventh place Ross Tesser he won the prize amount of $28,150.
• Eighth place Ubaid Habib he won the prize amount of $22,970.
• Ninth place Mark Mazza he won the prize amount of $19,440.
The tournament boasted the guaranteed prize of $1 million, but the final event fell short of meeting the guaranteed prize by nearly $100K. This meant that Commerce had to kick in an overlay.