Charles Johnson has won the 2017 WSOP Jasa Like Facebook $1,675 no-restriction hold’em headliner. The competition included a $1 million assurance that was effortlessly outperformed when 957 aggregate passages were made in the occasion to manufacture a last prize pool of $1,435,500. Johnson outlived that solid turnout to catch the primary spot prize of $272,744 and his first WSOPC gold ring.
2017 WSOP Jasa Like Facebook – Charles Johnson Wins the Tournament
“There are many individuals who’ve been doing this for a considerable measure longer than I have furthermore, have never been here,” Johnson disclosed to WSOP journalists in the wake of ending up as the winner. “I feel honored. Like, simply honored.”
Johnson is a 37-year-old contact focus administrator who just took up poker around four years back. In the interceding years it has turned into a noteworthy diversion of Johnson’s, who every now and again spends his evenings playing the amusement in the place where he grew up of Atlanta. In spite of winning a colossal six-figure payday in this occasion, Johnson says that he has no plans of proceeding onward from his activity.
“I’m backpedaling to work,” said Johnson. “I may not be there tomorrow, but rather I’ll be there this week. I’ve seen many individuals win a considerable measure of cash, and the before you know it, they’re bankrupt. I’m not endeavoring. I’m not going to do anything dumb.”
Notwithstanding the title and the ring Johnson likewise earned 912 Card Player of the Year focuses as the champion of this occasion. This was his initially profession competition score that met all requirements for POY focuses. He now has 12 profession changes, with $292,429 in all out profit.
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Johnson came into the last day as the chip pioneer with 16 players remaining. He made due to heads-up play against James Moon, taking just a slight lead into the last confrontation for the ring. On the 54th hand of heads-up the two got in with no reservations preflop with Moon holding the 9Spade Suit9Heart Suit up against Johnson’s JSpade Suit10Diamond Suit. The tumble brought the QClub Suit8Spade Suit5Heart Suit and Johnson called for Moon to hit his set. The turn was the ADiamond Suit, keeping Moon’s hand ahead while giving Johnson a couple of extra outs. The 9Diamond Suit on the stream did surely give Moon his set, however more critically, it gave Johnson a straight to secure the pot and the title. Moon earned $168,700 as the sprinter up finisher.