Tournament Tracker: Will Failla and Billy Argyros Win Big

Will Failla was happy to win a Borgata Poker Open preliminary event (photo credit - Borgata Poker Blog)

Will Failla was happy to win a Borgata Poker Open preliminary event (photo credit – Borgata Poker Blog)

This week, Tournament Tracker provides results from Europe, Australia and across the United States, kicking off a busy September.

Starting in Atlantic City, the Borgata Poker Open drew a record field of 4,482 entrants to their opening event, a $560 No Limit Hold’em tournament with a $2,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. Maksim Rozenfeld earned over $363,000 in the win as Dan Wach finished runner-up in the opening event for the second straight year. Event 6, a $1,090 No Limit Hold’em event, brought 159 players to the table as Will Failla claimed the title, cashing in for over $46,000.

The WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma concluded The River tournament series with their Main Event, drawing over 1,100 entries. Kaophone Inthavong collects over $473,000 in the victory.

In Melbourne, Australia the Pokerstars Asia-Pacific Poker Tour held their 2,700 AUD ($2,485 US) Main Event as Australian Poker Hall of Fame member Billy “The Croc” Argyros finishing on top, earning over $123,000, besting a field of over 300 players.

The first European Poker Tour event of their 10th season concluded last week in Barcelona, continuing their trend of well-attended events. Event 9, a €2,000 ($2,645 US) No Limit Hold’em event, drew over 360 runners as veteran French pro Alain Roy picked up over $155,000 as 2010 WSOP Main Event winner Jonathan Duhamel finished in third.

Borgata Poker Open – Event 6 – No Limit Hold’em

Buy-In: $1,090
Entrants: 159
Prize Pool: $159,000

  1. Will Failla – $46,269
  2. Jonas Wexler – $25,448
  3. Anthony Zinno – $14,652
  4. Michael Sneideman – $12,338
  5. Ryan Feldman – $9,254
  6. Glen Minxolli – $7,712
  7. Cary Marshall – $6,169
  8. William Jennings – $4,627
  9. Xin Jin – $3,470

Borgata Poker Open – Event 1 – No Limit Hold’em

Buy-in: $560
Entrants: 4,482
Prize Pool: $2,167,770

  1. Maksim Rozenfeld – $363,091
  2. Dan Wach – $235,627
  3. Alida Veliu – $155,639
  4. Brian Henryk – $127,898
  5. Alex Apostol – $102,969
  6. Igor Skochilo – $79,124
  7. Vimy Ha – $56,362
  8. Andjelko Andrejevic – $40,624
  9. Ryan Dion – $26,013

PokerStars APPT Melbourne Main Event – Crown Casino

Buy-In: $2,485
Entrants: 309
Prize Pool: $767,898

  1. Billy “The Croc” Argyros – $123,795*
  2. Bowdy Tolhopf – $152,788*
  3. David Yan – $122,415*
  4. Ashley Mason – $53,752
  5. Robert Damelian – $42,247
  6. Joe Cabret – $34,561
  7. Phi Luu – $26,876
  8. Ravi Maravar – $21,096
  9. Jazz Mathers – $15,325


*Reflects deals made three-handed, then heads-up

The River Poker Series – WinStar World Casino, Thackerville Oklahoma – Main Event

Buy-In: $2,500
Entrants: 1,108
Prize Pool: $2,603,800

  1. Kaophone Inthavong – $473,900
  2. Benjamin Kantor – $286,418
  3. Hunter Frey – $211,689
  4. Jeffrey Sowell – $161,175
  5. Brian Green – $122,248
  6. Travis Redman – $93,581
  7. Benford Lehman – $69,521
  8. Beqir Salihu – $58,872
  9. Joseph Wilson – $46,348


PokerStars EPT Barcelona – Event 9 – No Limit Hold’em

Buy-In: $2,635
Entrants: $363
Prize Pool: $927,059

  1. Alain Roy – $155,601*
  2. Marton Czuczor – $138,224*
  3. Jonathan Duhamel – $82,408
  4. Alex Bilokur – $66,677
  5. Atanas Gueorguiev – $52,723
  6. Gintaras Simaitis – $40,612
  7. Kyle Myers – $30,225
  8. Joseph Mouawad – $21,918
  9. Adrian Bussman – $17,706

*Reflects deal made heads-up

EPT Barcelona Event 26: No Limit Hold’em Turbo – Six-Handed

Buy-In: $2,635
Entrants: 110
Prize Pool: $281,205

  1. Joel Dias – $72,410
  2. David Breitfuss – $49,771
  3. Sergio Aido – $32,621
  4. Andrew Chen – $26,434
  5. Steve O’Dwyer – $21,229
  6. Jeffrey Rossiter – $16,590

Gulf Coast Poker Championship Main Event – Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino – Biloxi, Mississippi

Buy-In: $1,580
Entrants: 234
Prize Pool: $339,670

  1. Robert Harwell – $112,351
  2. Corrie Wunstel – $61,966
  3. Amir Saherbdivani – $34,047
  4. Adam Ross – $27,238
  5. Sam Grizzle – $20,428
  6. Brad Johnson – $17,024
  7. Benton Blakeman – $13,619
  8. Russell Ellison – $10,214
  9. Josh Palmer – $6,009

The Grand Live – Malta: Casino at Portamaso

Buy-In: $1,320
Entrants: 255
Prize Pool: $326,822

  1. Jimmy Rasmussen – $69,368
  2. Michael Harder – $44,131
  3. Emil Alander – $30,720
  4. Valtteri Merikallio – $24,180
  5. Philip Sirback – $18,630
  6. Pim van Wieringen – $14,666
  7. Thomas Lind – $11,760
  8. Ellert Assen – $9,143
  9. Heikki Kinnunen – $7,505
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