Monday, November 5, 2018 8:21 PM Local Time
Scott Sanders Wins Harveys Lake Tahoe Main Event for Second Gold Ring of the Series
Scott Sanders - Harveys Lake Tahoe Main Event Champ
Scott Sanders, a.k.a. “The Hamburger Man,” is the newest World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event Champion. The 30-year-old from San Jose, California navigated through three days of tournament poker at Harveys Lake Tahoe, conquering a field of 442 entrants in Event #10: $1,700 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event.
The crowning achievement was actually Sanders’ second of the series. Before becoming Main Event Champion, Sanders first captured the title of Monster Stack Champion by defeating 332 entrants in Event #8. Between his Monster Stack payout ($25,201) and six-figure payday in the Main ($147,314), Sanders banked nearly $175,000 in WSOP earnings during the Harveys Lake Tahoe Circuit.
At certain points, a deep run in the Main seemed unlikely for Sanders. In a somewhat crazy... READ MORE