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Matthew Ashton Wins 2013 WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jul/05/2013
Matthew Ashton Wins 2013 WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship

UK poker player Matthew Ashton has won the 2013 World Series of Poker $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship Friday.  This is his 3rd first place finish and 1st WSOP bracelet.

Ashton walks away with $1,774,089 for his efforts.  Don Nguyen of Chino Hills, California, had led much of the way and managed to finish second with $1,096,254.

At just 25 years old, Ashton has taken the 2013 WSOP by storm with each of his four cashes coming in the form of final table appearances. The victory sky rockets his career earnings at the WSOP from $411,097 to almost $2.2 million and marks the second gold bracelet win for the U.K. at the 2013 WSOP.

This year’s $50,000 Poker Players Championship field was one of the biggest in several years with 132 players.

Other notable Final Table appearances at this year's event included David Benyamine and 2010 WSOP Main Event winner Jonathan Duhamel. 

Here are the final table results of this year’s $50,000 Poker Players Championship:

1st: Matthew Ashton - $1,774,089

2nd: Don Nguyen - $1,096,254

3rd: John Hennigan - $686,568

4th: David Benyamine - $497,122

5th: George Danzer - $388,523

6th: Minh Ly - $309,830

7th: Mike Wattle - $251,602

8th: Jonathan Duhamel - $207,630

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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