Griffin Paul aged just 22 wins 1,000K Dollar at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

World Poker Tour for season 7’s penultimate stop was concluded on Wednesday Evening.  A total of 1476 entrants were attracted to 3.5K dollar World Poker Tour Seminole HRP Showdown.  It was Griffin Paul, aged 22, who captured the top prize gone 5 days of action and he emerged with the kitty of $1 million awarded for the first place. The prize was accompanied by a Hublot Oceanographic 4000, Monster headphones in gold and also a seat of $15,400 for the end of season WPT World Championship.

Paul, before this win had just earned a total of $74,616 which comprised of the 441st finish $25,756 money from 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event and the prize money amounting to $24,030 earned from the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars with 32nd place finish back in March.

Paul said that he is speechless and it looked like a dream and he told the officials from SHRPO that the table was really tough and he encountered several remarkable players in the battle while emerged the winner. He also praised the staff for their hospitality as he had stayed overnight and said that it is an astonishing place which is nice and beautiful.

Second place was taken by Joe Ebanks with the prize money of $615,000 and Andrew Crooks took the third position with $383,000 prize money. Reports coming from the event coverage noted the ranks took quite some time to wear out. Ruan Rivers, the Canadian was the first one to exit when Joe Ebanks beat his {k-Clubs}{8-Clubs} with {a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}. World Poker Tour bestbet Open finalist, Brian Green went out when he failed to match Paul.

The final three played very deep however that was not a deterrent for both Andre Crooks and Ebanks playing six hands with a big pot. In the finally tally  Joe Banks took the second place and Andrew Crooks was relegated to the third place, which left  Griffin Paul as the winner of the event.