2007 WSOP Champ Jerry Yang Finishes 4th in Instruct Valley Circuit Main Match

Jerry Yang

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit at Instruct Valley On line casino Resort in Lincoln, California wrapped up this week with Victor Paredes of Modesto, California taking down the $1,700 Main Match to impression his first occupation Circuit ring and a six-figure rating of $169,294.

The tournament had two initiating flights to device a field of 587 full entries and generate a prize pool of $889,305, smashing the assured half one million.

The most in model WSOP discontinue in California lasted for practically two weeks and consisted of 12 events, internal purchase-ins ranging from $250 to $3,250 to generate correct beneath $2.1 million in prize pool money.

WSOP Instruct Valley Circuit Main Match Final Desk Outcomes

  PLACE PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (in USD)
  1 Victor Paredes Modesto, California $169,294
  2 Garrett Anaya N/A $104,629
  3 Feiyue Wu California $77,294
  4 Jerry Yang Madera, California $57,772
  5 Lian Liu Pittsburg, California $43,694
  6 Salas Alam Hayward, California $33,445
  7 Vishnu Chada Santa Clara, California $25,912
  8 Dong Meng N/A $20,324
  9 Brian Foley Poulsbo, Washington $16,140

Home Court docket Exercise for Paredes

Victor Paredes
Victor Paredes

Paredes, who now has $317,102 in WSOP earnings to his name, secured the victory by defeating heads-up opponent Garrett Anaya, who earned a $104,629 payday for his runner-up impression and first reside tournament poker result.

It’s been a upright few months for Paredes, who in October carried out 2d Match #50: Mixed No-Restrict Encourage’em/Pot-Restrict Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed at the 2021 World Series of Poker after being denied his maiden bracelet by Chicago’s Darrin Wright. As one more, Paredes earned a payday of $78,604.

“I finally beget received quite a couple of tournaments but I finally beget by no formulation received one here,” the Californian said after his Instruct Valley victory. “Vegas, Reno, in each assign, excluding here, which doesn’t salvage any sense because of it’s easiest an hour and a half away. So it’s been disturbing. Nonetheless to finally salvage it accomplished at the Main Match is a mammoth reduction and excitement.”

Paredes added that he’s fully satisfied to “salvage the monkey off of his abet” by a hit his first WSOP ring at his dwelling on line casino.

Paredes and Anaya had been joined at the closing table by 2007 WSOP Main Match champion Jerry Yang, who entered the closing day of play as chip leader but finally fell in fourth assign. For his deep flow, Yang earned $57,772 to pad his $8.3 million in lifetime earnings.

Other significant grinders who made deep runs within the Instruct Valley Main Match encompass Lian Liu (fifth – $43,694), Jessica Vierling (13th – $10,572), Robert Angeleri (19th – $7,291) and 7-time ring winner Vincent Moscati (12th – $12,980).

Stewart, Nguyen Among Other Winners

Scott Stewart
Scott Stewart received his sixth ring at Instruct Valley

The Instruct Valley Circuit discontinue kicked off with Match #1: No-Restrict Encourage’em Seniors Match, which Invoice Stephenson took down for his first-ever WSOP cash of $16,622. Next, China’s Chun Hai Teng earned his first WSOP cash and $70,359 by a hit, Match #2: The Opener, which had the biggest field of the sequence with 1,338 entries.

Scott Stewart of Lakewood, California earned his sixth Circuit ring by taking down Match #9: No-Restrict Encourage’em High Roller for $65,733. The Californian grinder also made a deep flow within the Main Match, ending in 15th assign for $10,572.

Other avid gamers who earned rings at Instruct Valley this month encompass Kristi Nguyen of San Jose California, who took down Match #7: No-Restrict Encourage’em Knockout Bounty for $9,326, as successfully as Turlock, California’s Damion Underwood, who received Match #8: No-Restrict Encourage’em Monster Stack for $26,751.

A fleshy table of ring winners at the 2021 World Series of Poker Circuit at Instruct Valley could possibly even be stumbled on beneath.

WSOP Circuit Instruct Valley Ring Winners

  DATE TOURNAMENT ENTRIES PRIZE POOL WINNER PRIZE
  January 13, 2022 Match #1: No-Restrict Encourage’em Seniors Match 206 $67,980 Invoice Stephenson $16,622
  January 13, 2022 Match #2: The Opener 1,338 $441,540 Chun Hai Teng $70,359
  January 16, 2022 Match #3: No-Restrict Encourage’em 230 $75,900 Farzan Rahman $17,965
  January 17, 2022 Match #4: Omaha 8 150 $49,500 Terry Giles $13,125
  January 17, 2022 Match #5: No-Restrict Encourage’em 8-Handed 174 $47,420 Romeo Velasquez $14,566
  January 18, 2022 Match #6: H.O.R.S.E. 78 $25,740 Jason Mayer $7,965
  January 18, 2022 Match #7: No-Restrict Encourage’em Knockout Bounty 153 $50,290 Kristi Nguyen $9,326
  January 19, 2022 Match #8: No-Restrict Encourage’em Monster Stack 379 $125,070 Damion Underwood $26,751
  January 20, 2022 #9: No-Restrict Encourage’em High Roller 69 $207,000 Scott Stewart $65,733
  January 21, 2022 Match #10: No-Restrict Encourage’em MAIN EVENT 587 $889,305 Victor Paredes $169,294
  January 23, 2022 Match #11: 8-Handed Knockout 131 $65,500 William Northey $17,599
  January 24, 2022 Match #12: Series Finale 173 $34,600 Nicolas Garcia $8,874

*Photos courtesy of WSOP.

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