Al Sanchez wins Ante Up World Championship Player of the Series title

July 28, 2018, Scott Long  

Al Sanchez, dubbed "6-Max" for his top-4 finishes in both six-max events in the Ante Up World Championship, is the winner of the Player of the Series title.

Sanchez - with 249 points - won an entry into the Ante Up World Championshp Main Event as well as an entry in the Main Event of the Ante Up Poker Tour series at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in August.

Sanchez cashed in seven event, including a runner-up in Event #10:

Event 10 - 6-Max - 2nd - $6,124
Event 12 - 6-Max Redraw - 4th - $976
Event 17 - Action8 - 10th - $1,600
Event 15 - Knockout - 11th - $188
Event 3 - Changeup - 16th - $286
Event 8 - NorCal Classic - 24th - $1,520
Event 14 - Monolith - 78th - $900

Arturo Segura - with 190 points - was runner-up, earning a two-night stay at Thunder Valley Casino Resort and a $200 resort credit. Steve Kujubu - with 180 points - was third, earning a one-night stay at Thunder Valley Casino Resort and a $100 resort credit.

A total of 434 players earned points by cashing in one of the 17 eligible preliminary events.