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Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Milionaire Maker Gold

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Jun/14/2018

Germany's Arne Kern earned $1,173,223 and his first WSOP bracelet in a massive 7,361-entry event. 

Kern claimed the win by coming from behind during three-handed play against UK/Philippines pro Samad Hazavi and 2015 WSOP Main Event champion Joe McKeehen. The 26-year-old from Kilvery, Germany, had only two cashes at the WSOP before this win, the first coming in this same event one year ago. His $1.17 million triumph here was more than 20 times his previous global career tournament earnings.

Other Notables:
Among the those cashing in the Millionaire Maker were Manig Loeser (17th, $51,188), James Mackey (18th, $51,188), Joseph Cheong (23rd, $40,898), JC Tran (42nd, $26,713), Eddy Sabat (49th, $21,839), Steve Sung (59th, $17,995), Jason Strasser (63rd, $17,995), Wendy Freedman (71st, $14,944), James Dempsey (78th, $12,508), Elio Fox (92nd, $8,976), and Greg Merson (94th, $8,976).

Final Table Payouts (Approx. POY points in parentheses):

1st: Arne Kern, $1,173,223 (1,332)
2nd: Samad Razavi, $724,756 (666)
3rd: Joe McKeehen, $538,276 (600)
4th: Michael Souza, $402,614 (533)
5th: Justin Liberto, $303,294 (500)
6th: Manuel Ruivo, $230,120 (466)
7th: Barny Boatman, $175,865 (400)
8th: Ralph Massey, $135,383 (366)
9th: Sean Marshall, $104,987 (333)

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