Utah man, 68, wins Seniors Championship at World Series of Poker


Ken Lind, 68, won the Seniors Championship of the World Series of Poker early Monday at the Rio Convention Center.

Lind, who lives in Layton, Utah, earned $634,809, as well as his first bracelet for the victory, the first time he has cashed in a WSOP tournament.

He is a father to seven, grandfather to seven and great-grandfather to two.

The event set a record for field size for the 10th year in a row, drawing 4,407 players. It paid out $3.97 million to the top 441 finishers.

 

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