Faisal Siddiqui won his very first World Series of Poker gold circuit ring and $113,143 at the Horseshoe Baltimore circuit main event.
Faisal topped an area of 303 players as well as a final table pack with professionals as well as successful circuit mills to win the title and also one-up his previous ideal circuit centerpiece finish. He completed second in the 2014/2015 circuit major below at the Horseshoe. He won $127,484 for his coating there.
Siddiqui said he was initially a little overwhelmed with the talent at the final table.
“A lot of the messages I was getting was that the others are equally afraid of you as you are afraid of them,” he said, “That kind of helped me get my nerves right.”
He provided a shout out to his household and also John Gorsuch, the 2019 WSOP Millionaire Maker victor, for their support and also pleasant, favorable messages throughout his main event run.
Siddiqui 51-year-old who operates in software program and modern technology. He states the actually wonderful thing regarding poker is that he can concern occasions as an amateur and compete against specialists.
“There is no other sport in the world that is like this. I also play golf. I could never beat Phil Mickelson at golf. But at the final table today, there were multiple pros, and I was able to beat them, which is a great feeling. It’s not about the money it’s about playing the best in the world and coming out ahead,” he said.
Siddiqui went into the last table with the chip lead and he claimed that he was influenced by third-place finisher Ryan Jones disposition at the table after he saw Jones grind a brief stack early in play during Day 1a.
“He kept about his wits, and kept playing good poker, and letting things come his way,” Siddiqui said, “playing with him I learned a lot. In the end it was bittersweet that I knocked him out.”
The day started with eight players remaining and Ryan Tamanini fell in eighth place when he got all in preflop against Jones. Jones won the race and Tamanini took home $11,860.
When he obtained all in preflop versus Jones, the day began with 8 gamers continuing to be as well as Ryan Tamanini dropped in 8th place. Jones won the race as well as Tamanini took home $11,860.
Mark Redding was alongside go after he turned versus Malebranche for around twenty large blinds each. Redding finished in 7th area and won $15,247.
Minutes later, Joseph Cashen ended up in 6th location for $19,961 after Cashen mistakenly revealed a card and also played the entire hand with an ace subjected. He ultimately pushed all on the river of a paired board and Jones called with pocket aces to get rid of Cashen in probably one of the most distinct hand of the event.
It took just a couple of even more hands for Shinya Shimada to find his method to the rail. He three-bet shoved his last ten huge blinds into Jones who lagged. Jones made journey 8s on the river to send out Shimada residence with fifth-place cash ($26,605).
One of the most likely winner of the Casino Championship, Mike Wang, that already had two circuit rings from this stop was eliminated in 4th area. Siddiqui doubled with Wang and after that Jones completed him off on the next hand.
The gamers continued three-handed for concerning 4 hrs before Siddiqui sent out Jones to the rail. Jones pushed done in on the river and also Siddiqui at some point contacted us to win the hand with a much better 2 pair.
It didn’t take wish for Siddiqui to finish off Malebranche directs to declare the title.
Siddiqui currently has $247,806 in WSOP competition payouts on 5 circuit cashes. When he asserted his first-ever WSOP circuit ring in the Horseshoe Baltimore circuit event, he had three top-three coatings prior to today.
Siddiqui topped an area of 303 gamers and a last table pack with experts and also successful circuit grinders to win the title and finesse his previous ideal circuit main event finish. He ended up second in the 2014/2015 circuit main right here at the Horseshoe. He won $127,484 for his coating there.
He three-bet shoved his last 10 large blinds into Jones who was behind. Jones made journey eights on the river to send Shimada residence with fifth-place cash ($26,605).