2017 WSOP $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. Won By Matthew Schreiber

Schreiber participated in the event $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. of the WSOP 2017 on the very first day.


The tournament had the field of 399 entrants, which created the prize pool of $1,077,300. The game continued for three days and after three days, the Matthew Schreiber the 34-year-old poker pro came out as a winner, and earned his first gold bracelet. In addition to that he won the first prize pool of $256,226.

One of the most incredible things about the winning of Schreiber was that, he admits that he is not one of the best players, seen having less than 100 hands before entering the tournament in either variation.

Talking about his game, Schreiber said, “To be honest, I learned on the fly. The first day was a huge learning experience for me and on the fly I was accumulating more and more knowledge. I was the kind of was figuring out the things and it worked for me.”

The final table of the event had some of the notable players, the name of the few are Brendan Taylor he finished in 8th position, Ryan Hughes, he finished in 7th position, Tom Koral, he finished in 4th position, the third position was acquired by David Steicke and the second position was acquired by Phillip Hui. Others who made money in the game were, Matusow, who lasted at the 11th position, the 15th position was held by Don Zewin, and Tom McCormick finished in 19th position, which was followed by Brandon Cantu who finished in 23rd position. Other were Shaun Deeb (26th), John Cernuto (30th), Mark Gregorich (27th) and Scotty Nguyen (35th).

Here’s a look at the final table results

Winning the tournament, Matthew Schreiber won the prize amount of $256,226. Being in the second position Phillip Hui won the prize amount of $158,361.