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Final Table Takedown - Sean Yu

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Oct 25, 2017


Sean Yu was born in Seoul, South Korea. He came to the United States at the age of six and currently resides in Los Angeles. He started playing poker while stationed as a US Marine in Camp Pendleton, CA in 1997 and began playing as a professional in 2014, mostly focusing on tournaments. Yu won the inaugural WPT500 Aria in 2014 and later that year took down the World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah’s main event. Since then he has gone on to win the 2015 LA Open main event in 2015, the WSOPC Planet Hollywood main event in 2016, and the 2017 WSOP Global Championship. He is the top earner on South Korea’s all-time money list. Yu has more than $1.4 million in career tournament cashes. Event: 2017 Commerce Casino Poker Series $1 Million Guaranteed Players: 897 • Entry: $1,100 • First Prize: $209,030 • Finish: 1st Key Concepts: ...

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