Justin Bonomo ships the World Series of Poker Big One for One Drop. He walked back home with $10,000,000- the top prize. This win took him right up the all-time tournament money-winners list with an astonishing $42,979,593.

“At the end of the day, I feel like for the past year I’ve played absolutely fantastic poker,” Bonomo tolds reporters after his historic win: “I’m not going to say I’m the best player in the world but I’m very confident that I’m up there.”

The Final Table had 6 players competing for the title. The first 5 positions were only paid. Investor and philanthropist, David Einhorn, the only no-pro among them were the first to bust.

Next, Salomon and Kaverman were busted by Fedor HolzDan Smith fell in 3rd spot for $4million.

Bonomo said added: “Almost everyone out there respects the game of both myself and Fedor. I certainly respect his game a great deal. It definitely felt like a storybook ending playing against Fedor with him starting with the chip lead and having to grind my way back.”


It was an angry Daniel Negreanu who exited the $1million buy-in Big One for One Drop last night. Negreanu had to give up his position in the All-time tournament money list after Bonomo won the title yesterday and Holz ended up as the 1st runner-up. Apparently, some discrepancy about the break duration was the main cause of his exit and wrath.

It wasn’t only Negreanu who had cause for complaint either, Phil Galfond not impressed with Hellmuth’s take on 2018’s hottest runner Justin Bonomo.

For Negreanu, the final chance of World Series glory after a miserable series ended badly. The wrong break time announced, followed by him making a play that many amateurs were aghast at, made things worse for him.

Final Table Results:

1 Justin Bonomo $10,000,000
2 Fedor Holz $6,000,000
3 Dan Smith $4,000,000
4 Rick Salomon $2,840,000
5 Byron Kaverman $2,000,000

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