Apr 9, 2017
Daniel Weinman moves all in from the small blind, and Daniel Santoro (pictured) calls all in from the big blind for 610,000 with . Weinman turns over , and Santoro needs to improve to stay alive.
The board comes — Santoro pairs his queen on the flop, but Weinman pairs his ace on the river to win the pot and eliminate Santoro in third place.
Seat 1. Michael Mizrachi – 550,000 (18 bb)
Seat 2. Daniel Weinman – 2,750,000 (92 bb)
Seat 4. Daniel Santoro – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($133,525)
Exit Interview with Daniel Santoro
On his run at the final table: “It was a good time. I came in short, and the cards went my way early, and I got up to the chip lead. It’s a lot of fun, but the end didn’t go so well. It was still a good time.”
On how it feels to belong to the WPT Champions Club: “It’s great, this a fun tournament. It’s fun to play with all the good players that are successful. This is one of my favorite tournaments I’ve ever played probably.”
On his final hand: “That’s how it goes. You’ve got to get in there, I think I was supposed to be in the pot. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.”