Ryan Tosoc Takes down Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event for $1.958 Million


This year’s Five Diamond World Poker Classic $10,400 Main Event just finished crowning its new champion – Ryan Tosoc who actually finished second place in this very event in 2016. What are the odds?

Tosoc finished runners-up last year to James Romero for a payday of over $1.1 Million. This victory ($1.958 Million) now brings his total live tournament cashes up to around $3.5 Million. A $15,000 seat into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions, a luxurious Hublot Big Bang Steel watch, and a $5,000 membership to JetSmarter were Included in Tosoc’s prize. Pretty sweet huh? 

“It feels unreal,” Tosoc said after the win. “I kind of feel like I’m in a dream right now.”
Sean Perry was the chip leader going into the final table while Tosoc was second in chips. Mike Del Vecchio, who has been at the top of the leaderboard all tournament was fast in pursuit of the title too.
Here’s a look at the chip counts at the beginning of the final table:
1. Sean Perry, 7.65 million
2. Ryan Tosoc, 5.105 million
3. Mike Del Vecchio, 4.97 million
4. Ajay Chabra, 3.065 million
5. Richard Kirsch, 2.62 million
6. Alex Foxen, 955,000 
Alex Foxen who started off as the shortest stack managed a comeback to secure second place and a healthy payout of $1.1 Million.
Forsen Lost the last of his chips with
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WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Final Table Results and payouts:
Ryan Tosoc     $1,958,06
Alex Foxen     $1,134,20
Mike Del Vecchio     $752,19
Sean Perry     $504,09
Ajay Chabra     $350,50
Richard Kirsch     $271,736
Dan Coleman (14th for $61,436) and Lauren Roberts (8th for $153,590) were some of the other notable players in the field.