The man from Omaha, NE Groth has earned his first WSOP (World Series of Poker) bracelet after winning the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event. He had to ward off the challenge of the strong 1058 entries to win the title. By winning the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event, Tyler took home the top prize money of $179,126. The 32-year-old poker player is very happy with this achievement. He is a former online poker player. This is Groth’s first cash win and he is delighted about it.
Groth said that he is in a state of shock after winning the title. He is an O8 player and has played against a lot of top PLO players. The third and the final day of the tournament saw Groth in the 3rd chip position with only 11 players remaining.
Groth put up a great show on the final day and was responsible for taking out some of the top players in the final table. He got the better of the Igor Sharaskin, who finished in the 3rd place at the WSOP $565 pot-limit Omaha event held recently. Groth also had to wade off the challenge put forth by the only WSOP bracelet winner in the final table Allan Le who finished in the 3rd position with $78,372. Groth had a 5-to-1 chip advantage heading into the final table showdown with Jonathan Zarin, who came second best in the event and took home the prize money of $110,655.