Mike Jukich’s Ships WSOPC Horshoe Baltimore Main Event for $165,438

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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.

Jukich in-fact made a last minute plan to play the tournament when a friend said that he would buy some of his action. At the time, he was playing a home game in Lynchburg, Virginia. Along with the prize money and Gold Ring, Jukich also received an entry into the 2018 Global Casino Championship.
A look at the final table payouts:

1.Mike Jukich – $165,438

2.Jeremy Stein – $102,290

3.James St. Hilaire – $74,726
4.Kyle Adams – $55,396
5.Chris Conrad – $41,661
6.Chris Caruso – $31,780
7.Kyle Jensen – $24,586
8.Paul Fisher  – $19,291
9.Ari Eiblum – $15,352

“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.