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Kevin Saul Wins 2013 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main Event

Poker Pro Earns $194,178 and First WSOPC Gold Ring

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A total of 615 entries were made in the 2013 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods $1,675 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event, building a prize pool of $924,652.

After three long days of action, the last player standing was non other than Kevin Saul, who earned $194,178 and his first WSOPC gold ring for the win. Known as “BelowAbove” online, Saul was an incredibly successful online tournament player with more than $2.3 million in tournament earnings on the internet. He has also found success in live tournaments, winning the 2007 World Poker Tour Bellagio Cup main event for more than $1.3 million. With this most recent win, Saul’s live tournament earnings now eclipse his online ones, with more than $2.5 million.

In addition to the money and the title, Saul also earned 840 Card Player Player of the Year points for the win, catapulting him into 39th place in the overall standings with 995 total points and year-to-date earnings of $216,904. This was Saul’s third final table of the year, with an eighth-place finish in a $2,000 prelim at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and a seventh-place finish in a $500 event at the Borgata Winter Poker Open.

Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Kevin Saul $194,178 840
2 Lall Bharat $119,742 700
3 Cory Waaland $87,842 560
4 Paul Snead $65,096 420
5 Benjamin Reason $49,007 350
6 Robert Corcione $37,356 280
7 Ethan Foulkes $28,664 210
8 Peter Campo $22,654 140
9 Stephen Dare $18,031 70