WASSUP '09: Amateur Mike Eise Closes Out Event #28
June 16, 2021

The most recent $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold 'em World Series of Poker Event (#28) wrapped up yesterday, with Missouri's Mike Eise taking down the bracelet.

Eise, an Amateur player with no other major tournament cashes on his poker resume, outlasted a total field of 2,638 players to claim his first victory, including many well known pros like JC Tran, Kristy Gazes, Amarillo Slim, Kathy Liebert, Allen "Chainsaw" Kessler, Jason Potter and Eugene Todd "Bro." 

Of all the pros in attendance Potter fared the best, making it all the way to the final four before finally busting to eventual runner-up, Jeff Chang, who sealed Jason's fate with a pair of tens and forced him to settle for a $185,444 cash.

For Eise's first place finish he secured a top prize worth $639,331.

The final table finish positions for Event #28 were as follows:

1st.  Mike Eise- $639,331

2nd.  Jeff Chang- $392,494

3rd.  Adolfo Ramirez- $261,963

4th.  Jason Potter- $185,444

5th.  Barry Berger- $139,353

6th.  Zachary Fritz- $111,266

7th.  Avi Braz- $93,622

8th.  Jose Franco- $83,180

9th.  Michael Zulker- $77,778

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Story by Mark Anderson

Sweet Tweets* from the $1,500 NL Hold 'em

My god I just did the dumest thing ever, long story, I still have 40k, but all my bubble work is undone, we're hand for hand now...
-Jason Potter

I fourbet jammed aq. I never do that. He folded said he had aq. 71k
-Thomas Fuller

Out in 122 moved in for 6bbs w QJ lost to j6hh flop 2 hearts turn a 6. Brutal.
-Kelly Kim

The good news is that there is another tournament tomorrow. So we start over again what a life we live.
-Kelly Kim

Just owned a guy, called 2 barrels with 66 on a T728J board, chipleader with 1.375mm
-Jason Potter

At the final table of 10... Have 1.63mm and am in 3rd place...
-Jason Potter

*A sampling of Twitter posts from Event #28, courtesy of the
PokerRoad Nation.

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