Chance Kornuth can see the glass half full or half empty depending on your mood. Because he was eliminated again in the WSOP 2023 bracelet event – he already had three before – but at least he managed to add a new bankroll, which not only bolstered his bankroll, but also earned him points in the POY event.
In less than seven hours at Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas, we settled on the five finalists for Day 3 of Event #57 $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller, the event that set the record for the biggest prize in live tournament PLO poker A new record for the pool. WSOP.
Ka Kwan Lau, frontrunner.
Spanish-born, Hong Kong-based pro Ka Kwan Lau leads with 28,200,000 in chips and is aiming for a WSOP bracelet. Known by his online nickname “kaju85”, he is widely regarded as one of the top players in the PLO Championship. Two years ago, he came very close to victory. In the same $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller event, Lau finished second behind Shaun Deeb with a career-best ITM of $773,708. Lau has won more than $2.6 million in live events, including a 20th-place finish in the 2016 WSOP Main Event for $269,430.