Mike Jukich from Arlington, Virginia cut through a huge field of 513 entries at the $1,675 buy-in World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) main event to walk away with a cool $165,438 as well as a Gold Ring for his efforts.
1.Mike Jukich – $165,438
2.Jeremy Stein – $102,290
“The first hand of the day was kind of a disaster, but I went from 10k to 300k in like four hands. I just kept speaking to the guys in my group chats and they kept me positive,” Jukich told WSOP officials, according to pokernews.Jukich had a lot of positive things to say about his poker group.
“Alex [Rocha] helps [my game] a lot, man. A lot of credit to him too. He, Asher Coniff, Joe Liberta. They are like my main guys that I talk a lot of poker with. They’ve kind of taken me under their wing and showed me a ton about poker. I look up to them,” he stated, according to pokernews.