Wednesday May 13,2015 : RADANOV TAKES WSOP NEW ORLEANS MAIN EVENT
Bests 4-time ring winner David Nicholson
33-Year-old Memphis resident Damjan Radanov took down the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event held at Harrah’s in New Orleans for a payday of $174,514, besting a field of 554 players that included the likes of four-time ring winner David Nicholson.
Radanov met Nicholson heads-up, denying him a fifth ring but a consolation prize of a $107,939 runner-up check.
Serbian-born, Radanov moved to the U.S.A. just over a decade ago. Although completing his third year of law school, Radanov has never practiced in the US but has made his living for the past six years playing poker.
Final results of this circuit event are:
1 Damjan Radanov – $174,514
2 David Nicholson – $107,939
3 Jared Ingles – $78,928
4 Hugo Perez – $58,569
5 John Lauve – $44,068
6 Tony Sanchez – $33,614
7 Tai Cao – $25,994
8 Joseph Alesna – $20,376
9 John Holley – $16,188