The final event of the 2023 PokerGO Cup recently concluded with Isaac Haxton nailing Event #8: $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em. He beat Cary Katz in the heads-up to win $598,000. Although Katz finished second, he accumulated enough points to win the title of the PokerGo Cup champion.
Katz surpassed Anthony Hu in the race to win the overall PokerGO Cup race. He also pocketed $364,000 as the tournament payout for his second-place finish. The victory was Haxton’s only cash in the series. On the other hand, Katz took home $50,000 in championship bonus, along with the silver trophy.
Katz, along with fellow final tablists Dan Colpoys and Sean Winter, had equal chances of winning the PokerGO Cup champion title.
Cary Katz is the founder of Poker Central, a poker-based website and service which launched the streaming service PokerGO. Katz is a graduate from the University of Georgia, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He founded the College Loan Corporation in 1999, where he served as the CEO for 15 years. The corporation was the seventh-largest student loan company in the United States that provided over $19 Billion in loans.
A poker player plus a successful businessman who owns some of the most profitable businesses, Cary Katz net worth, is surely something that many people will envy. The poker player and businessman flaunts a net worth of approximately $1.5 Million.
Katz has $36,288,706 in live tournament earnings throughout his career so far. The best live cash of his career of $2,610,317 came from £250,000 + 2,500 No Limit Hold’em – Super High Roller Bowl London, which he shipped in 2019. The Las Vegas resident ranks 12th in the All-Time Money list.
Kratz owned a mansion in Las Vegas. The mansion was built in 2001 and was spread on 0.75 acres of land. It is a 15,479-square-foot property with coffered ceilings, exquisite marble, magnificent columns, and luxurious chandeliers.
One could find six bedrooms, in-home theater and a backyard with a pool and spa, covered veranda, and views of the golf course in the property. However, in 2015, Katz had listed his mansion for $22 million.
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