A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year's World Series of Poker champion. Scott Blumstein won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event early Sunday in Las Vegas surrounded by dozens of supporters including relatives and college friends. He is now more than $8.1 million richer after eliminating Pennsylvania's Daniel Ott on the 246th hand of the final table, more than 60 hands with just the two of them with bricks of bills and a gold bracelet separating them. "I'm really happy about how I played tonight," said Blumstein, who's 25. "... This is just one poker tournament. It takes variance and luck and playing your best, and all those things came together, and I'm
The Wizards had John Wall under contract for the next two seasons then signed him to a super-max extension that locks him in for an additional four three years. John Wall's extension includes a fourth-year player option and a 15 percent trade kicker, league source tells ESPN. Wall’s extension projects to pay him $169 million over four years – $30 million more than another team’s projected max offer over the same span.
Jordan Spieth won his third major on Sunday with a thrilling back-nine at Royal Birkdale to win the British Open, but he wasn't the only big winner. In January 2013, Under Armour made Spieth, then a 19-year-old, the face of the company's fledgling golf wing. Then, in January 2015, Under Armour scrapped the final two years of that deal and gave Spieth a new 10-year contract.