Norway’s Espen Jorstad won the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event as he defeated Australia’s Adrian Attenborough at the final table. In doing so, Jorstad took home the $10 million grand prize as he outlasted 8,662 other players.
Jorstad won the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event with a capacity of deuces over queens on the last hand. The Norwegian poker games player decided to go all-in with the capacity and Attenborough selected to call regardless of just having a pair of fours.
Jorstad, Attenborough, and also Florida native Michael Duek wound up being the final three players in the tournament. Jorstad ended up having a huge lead in chips on the final day of the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event, which was played at Paris as well as Bally’s in Las Vegas.
Duek was eliminated on the last table when he called Attenborough, that won the hand on a straight. The American player won $4 million as he finished in third area.
According WSOP.com, Jorstad’s $10 million prize makes him the most effective Norwegian poker player of all-time as he passed Felix Stephensen. Stephensen had actually won $5.1 million over his profession and also ended up in 2nd area in the 2014 World Series of Poker.
The 8,663-person area was the second-largest in the background of the World Series of Poker, according to David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The 2021 installment had 6,650 players get in.