WSOP Main Event and J.C. Tran’s Rise During the Event
The World Series of Poker has not always had the draw that it has today. The last few days of the main event are able to draw hundreds, if not thousands of individuals in today spotlights of the ESPN stage, ready to watch individuals battle it out for supremacy and the chance to say that they’re one of the best poker players in the world. The final table has nine seats attic, in the final nine players better left in the tournament are often referred to as the “November Nine” at the World Series of Poker.
One of the biggest stories during this year’s World Series of Poker has been two-time bracelet winner JC Tran. When asked about the way he was playing, he stated that he was playing quite aggressively, making it down to just one of the last 27 players, out of the starting field that had more than 6300 players. All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of at least $285,408, with a first place prize available of over $8 million. Tran continued to play well throughout, mixing and matching his aggressiveness to fit with the current mood of the feature table.
Tran is currently 32nd of all time in total tournament winnings with the career path of more than $8.3 million. Of his last 10 events, he has been able to earn a substantial amount of money from six of them. After 56 hours of poker at the World Series of Poker, he was fourth overall in chips.
Other great stories from me World Series of Poker included Carlos Mortensen. He was able to win the main event in 2001, and is currently 16th on the all-time money list, sitting just behind transposition. He continued to make strides at the World Series of Poker, also mixing and matching his aggressiveness to fit the mood of the table.
It will be interesting to see if JC Tran’s unexpected rise, is going to continue throughout the and of the World Series of Poker. He has been able to separate himself from the pack in a number of different ways, and as a result has been able to find success during his run. Depending upon the mood of the table, and the players he is playing against, Tran said that he would be willing to alter his play style and change his aggressiveness, in order to fit the current environment. You can expect to see Tran on the feature ESPN table, and Tran hopes that time will come during the final November Nine, giving him a real shot at winning the World Series of Poker.
The World Series of Poker is an event that has grown rapidly in popularity in recent years. Along with the popularity of the event, the popularity of individual players has risen as well. Even today, long shots and underdogs are given a lot of fanfare, and from those that choose to attend the events. Their ability to put together an excellent event, covered by ESPN, has allowed the event to grow rapidly in recent years.