Damian Salas Dominant Wins World Series Poker Main Event International Tournament – In 2017, Damian Salas navigated his way through a field of 7,221 entries to make the final table of the $10,000 World Series of Poker buy-in main event.
He went on to finish seventh with over $1.4 million, falling just a few places from becoming the first poker world champion from his native Argentina. In fact, he was the first Argentine to reach the final table. Amazingly, just three years later, Salas has yet another chance to make his name in the poker history books.
Salas beat 674 entries in total to win the ‘International Tournament’ of the 2020 WSOP $10,000 main event. Salas earned $1,550,969 as champion from this event, and will now head to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to play the winner of the concurrent ‘Domestic Tournament’ to determine this year’s world champion.
The final winner of that head fight will be awarded a championship bracelet and $1 million in additional prize money. The tournament facing the US sets its final table on Monday, December 14.
The event kicked off online, with three flights starting on November 29 and December 5-6, attracting a total of 674 entries. Day 2 starts on December 7th with 179 players remaining. Over about 10 hours of play, the field was narrowed down to a final table of nine, with Brazil’s Brunno Botteon bagging the biggest stack of 10,317,743. Salas enters the day in the third chip position, visit the online gambling agent bonus138