UK Prodigy Chris Moorman Reaches WPT LA Poker Classic Final Table

UK Prodigy Chris Moorman Reaches WPT LA Poker Classic Final TableAfter five days of action, this year’s WPT L.A. Poker Classic $10,000 main event has reached its final table of six, and headlining the $1,015,460 first-place prize tournament is none other than UK online poker legend Chris “Moorman1” Moorman.
The Commerce Casino event attracted a huge field of 534 players to create a prize pool worth $5,126,400, and amongst the notables then cashing in at the tournament was Hasan Habib in 16th ($54,850), Alex Masek in 13th ($54,850), and Joe Serock in 10th ($100,480). Dan O’Brien (A-A) then became the bubble boy after Michael Rocco (Kd-Qd) hit a 6d river on a 10s-9d-8d-Kc board to eliminate O’Brien in 7th for $137,900, after which Chris Moorman, tweeted:
“Made the final table of @WPT @LAPC with 3,192,000 in chips. I’m 2/6 and tomorrow we are playing for over $1 million and the TITLE #Time”
The 28 year-old British pro holds the distinction of being the all-time online tournament poker winner with $10,925,072 in lifetime earnings, as well as an astounding twenty Triple Crowns. In addition, Moorman boasts a further $2,979,766 in live tournament winnings, including in 2011 finishing runner-up at the WSOP NL Six Handed Championship for $716,282, and also runner-up at the WSOP Europe Main Event for €800,000 ($1,068,690).
A marquee victory at a major live tour still eludes Moorman, however, who will now be looking to use his 106 big-blind stack to full effect as he attempts to overcome his remaining opponents at the WPT L.A. Poker Classic final table.
The final table continues today at 4 p.m. PT with the action being reported on at
Final Table Chip Counts:
1 Michael Rocco 5,615,000 (187 bb)
2 Chris Moorman 3,190,000 (106 bb)
3 Patrick Bruel 2,280,000 (76 bb)
4 Josh Neufeld     1,930,000 (64 bb)
5 Glenn Lafaye     1,855,000 (61 bb)
6 Adam Friedman 1,150,000 (38 bb)
Final table prizes:
1. $1,015,460
2.  $662,840
3.  $423,440
4.  $332,190
5.  $264,520
6.  $200,440

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