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Christpher Wallace Wins WSOP Event #22, $10,000 H.O.R.S.E Championship

Christpher Wallace Wins WSOP Event 22 10 000 H.O.R.S.E Championship

The World Series of Poker Event #22, $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship has just finished and it was Christopher Wallace who came out on top, after playing against some of the most well known poker players in the world. A total of 200 players paid the $10,000 in buy-in to participate, creating a prize pool of $1,880,000 of which Wallace took $507,614 for his first place finish along with a gold WSOP bracelet.

It took three very long days of play before Wallace could crown himself a winner, with the final day lasting almost 14 hours before coming to an end. A total of 21 players reached the final day of play, but nobody could take down Wallace who won his very first WSOP gold bracelet and his biggest cash ever in a tour.

The final hand came after 14 hours of play, with Wallace playing heads up against Randy Ohel in the Stud 8 game of H.O.R.S.E. At this point Wallace had a 5 to 1 chiplead over Ohel and Wallace bets every single street in the final hand until Ohel eventually becomes all-in at the final street.

Wallace shows: 2 Diamonds3 Hearts/5 Diamonds2 Clubs2 HeartsQueen Diamonds/3 Clubs

Ohel shows: Ace SpadesAce Diamonds/3 Spades10 Hearts2 SpadesAce Hearts/King Diamonds

Wallace shows a full house and ships the title, the bracelet and $507,614, while Ohel has to settle for second place and $313,715, which still isn't bad for three days of playing poker. You can see the rest of the final table payouts below:

  1. Christopher Wallace - $507,614
  2. Randy Ohel - $313,715
  3. Richard Sklar - $206,499
  4. Richard Ashby - $150,625
  5. Max Pescatori - $112,066
  6. Lee Goldman - $84,844
  7. Bill Chen - $65,273
  8. Calvin Anderson - $50,966

Photo Courtesy: Pokernews / Joe Giron

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