American Kevin MacPhee wins WSOP 2015 Main Event

The most important tournament of all the event scheduled at the 2015 World Kevin-MacPheeSeries of Poker Europe is obviously the main event.

It brought together some of the most skilled players in the world and offered tens of thousands of dollars even those who managed to survive the bubble stage.

It was an American that won the first prize and a bracelet, with the lucky winner taking home €883,000.

Kevin MacPhee is no stranger to final tables and he had the chance to reach this late stage of the competition on several occasions.

This is by far the most important result for him given the fact that he collected one of the most coveted pieces of jewelry in land-based poker.

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He is very active over the Internet and has the reputation of being a dangerous opponent that both cash game tables and tournaments

This time, he gradually built his advantage and made the final table with a healthy stack, that gave him the upper edge over his counterparts. There was no shortage of professionals at the final table, with Andrew Lichtenberger being by far the most dangerous one.

Unfortunately for him he had to settle for the fourth place and a consistent amount, but no deal was made so he couldn’t win more than the corresponding paycheck.

When three handed play began, to all the players were speaking Spanish as both Alvarado and Lopez came from Mexico and Spain.

The American The dream alive for his fellow countrymen and one by one his opponents had no choice but to bow out graciously from this competition.

It was not an easy ride and all of them have the chance to claim the chip lead for short period of time but it was Kevin who was the last man standing when the final hand of the tournament was dealt.

He is thrilled to have won the second bracelet that this important event, with his first victory coming in the five dollars no limit to bow hold’em tournament. The final table was full of great players and they will be looking forward for next chance to prove their skill in a prominent arena.

For the time being check out how the final table finished up and the prizes collected by the nine finalists:

 

Place Player Country Prize
1 Kevin MacPhee United States €883,000
2 David Lopez Spain €475,000
3 JC Alvarado Mexico €315,000
4 Andrew Lichtenberger United States €225,000
5 Kilian Kramer Germany €175,000
6 Felix Bleiker Switzerland €130,000