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Matt Savage talks with Ping Liu after he earned his first-ever live tournament victory - earning $94,765 by taking down the 1,179-entry, $300,000 GTD $570 Double Stack, Event 41 in the 2019 LAPC
Ping Liu is having quite the year. With 2 final tables and 5 cashes, he currently leads the WPT Player of the Year standings. With all of his successes and impressive resume, however, Ping had yet to have an in the money finish here at Commerce Casino. That all changed the moment Tournament Coordinator Justin Hammer gave him a lucky LAPC hoodie, which undoubtedly played a huge role in his first place finish in Event 41, the $570 NLH Double Stack.
Said Ping when asked about the lucky hoodie.
After beating out a field of 1179 players for the outright victory, Ping celebrated with his wife Cathy (WPT staff legend), and took home $94,765, 35 Player of the Series points, and the Remington. A complete list of winners can be found below.
Event 41 Results
Here’s all the seat assignments for Day 2 of the $300,000 Guaranteed $570 Double Stack.
A total of 95 players will return for Day 2 of Event 41, and are playing for their chance at nearly $95,000. There are many Player of the Series implications, as some of the Overall leaders bagged day 2 stacks and will look to improve on their position. A list of the Day 2 qualifiers by chip counts and a list of the payouts can be found by clicking here.