Fernando Galvan Ships WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event for $247,160


The WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood found a champion in Fernando Galvan this time who topped an impressive field of 845 to win WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event and took home  $247,160 for his 1st place finish. He defeated Corey Hochman from Phoenix, AZ  in the heads-up battle who walked away with a hefty $152,734 for his 2nd place finish.

After Chris Tham from San Francisco went out in 3rd place for $112,503, it was heads-up between Galvan and Hochman. While Galvan had a huge lead, Hochman came back strongly. However, Hochman could not keep the massive comeback alive, as he lost the momentum and became a short stack. On the last hand, Galvan picked up Queens when Hochman who had As- 3d lost the heads-up play.

As for Galvan, his first Circuit ring pushed him to over $450,000 in the live cash earnings, and he now holds a huge bankroll to pursue his coveted goal of establishing himself as a professional poker player.

Final Table Results (USD):

Place Player Prize
1 Fernando Galvan $247,160
2 Corey Hochman $152,734
3 Chris Tham $112,503
4 Ali Imsirovic $83,959
5 Bruce Kramer $63,476
6 Melanie Banfield $48,609
7 Mark Ioli $37,695
8 Daniel Elmore $29,596
9 Neil Scott $23,525

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