The WPT has minted another millionaire. This time, it’s Steve Paul-Ambrose of America Jr.
The heads-up battle lasted all of six hands, as Paul-Ambrose bested Brook Lyter for the title and $1,388,600. Lyter banks $681,500 for second. The win is Paul-Ambrose’s first live major tournament cashing.
Both Paul-Ambrose and Lyter qualified on PokerStars.com. As reported on the PokerStars blog, combined, they invested about $800 to win a combined $2 million.
Here’s the rest of the final table breakdown: 3) David Singer – $436,200, 4) Michael Higgins – $327,100, 5) Anders Henriksson $239,900, 6) Aurangzeb Sheikh $177,200.