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Phillip Hui Stuns WSOP Crowd, Wins $50,000 Poker Players? Championship

Coming to the final table of the $50,000 Poker Players? Championship at the 2019 World Series of Poker on Friday, there were plenty of eyes on the ?stars? of the show. Josh Arieh, who had been hovering around the top of the leaderboard since the start of the tournament; Shaun Deeb, the defending WSOP Player…
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Coming to the final table of the $50,000
Poker Players? Championship at the 2019 World Series of Poker on Friday, there
were plenty of eyes on the ?stars? of the show. Josh Arieh, who had been
hovering around the top of the leaderboard since the start of the tournament;
Shaun Deeb, the defending WSOP Player of the Year; even sexagenarian John Esposito had his fans in the stands. But it was a stunner when Phillip Hui,
barely a year removed from $150 buy-in tournaments, emerged as the champion of arguably
the truest test of poker skill in the game today.

Arieh Continues Domination Early

There wasn?t much of a feeling out process
before Arieh extended his lead over the six players left in the tournament. In
Pot Limit Omaha, Esposito fired from the hijack and found action from Arieh in
the cutoff and Cates in the big blind. A 7?   Q?
6? flop saw Cates pot the action and, after Esposito dropped his cards in the
muck, Arieh went with a pot raise to 1.3 million. Cates, with only about 3000
more chips than that, moved in and Arieh called.

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