Friday, September 09, 2005

Another NC Poker Player makes the big time

From today:

"Las Vegas player Doshi Suresh came into the finals today as the chip leader with an almost 2 to 1 lead over George Tallas in the second spot. Doshi cautiously guarded his chip stacks and never relinquished the lead, finally going heads up with John Harris of Staley, North Carolina for the money, ring and title. The heads up action had barely begun when John went all-in and was immediately called by Doshi. John showed pocket Fours while Doshi turned over his pocket Kings. The suspense was short-lived when the flop was 5,K,K giving Doshi quad Kings and John no outs."

This action was from Harrah's World Seriers of Poker Circuit Event #3. The event began on Wednesday with 140 players and a prize pool of $135,800. John's take was $27,160 for second. You can read more about the event at

I don't know John, but I want to wish him congratulations. That is some tough competition. He should be very proud of his accomplishment.

Add John's name to the list of players from NC who have found success in the big time. The other names that come to mind (thanks to TripJax) are Mark Cole, Mike Gracz (see TripJax's Poker In Arrears for their stories).

1 comment:

TripJax said...

Thanks for the pimpage man!