This Week in Tournaments: Hanks dominant on CPPT and more

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 11, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

World-Series-of-Poker-July-2010-dealer-tables-300x200It’s been quite a week in the world of tournament poker with events taking place all over the globe, and big names landing in the winner’s circles and at the final tables of major events. Most of the focus has been on the back-to-back final tables at the LA Poker Classic and Bay 101 Shooting Star tournament by Lock Poker pro Paul Volpe, but there were plenty of other tournaments taking place too. Here is a look at some of the events you may have overlooked while Paul Volpe was working his recent WPT magic.

Brent Hanks wins two Cardplayer Poker Tour Wynn preliminary tournaments

Brent Hanks run at the Cardplayer Poker Tour tournament series at the Wynn is one of the most impressive in recent memory. The WSOP bracelet winner final tabled the opening event of the tournament series –a $550 NLHE event– and has gone on to win not one but two tournaments, Event #3, a $300 NLHE event with 168 entries, and Event #5, a $440 NLHE event with 478 entries.

Event #3 Results:

1. Brent Hanks — $10,500

2. Thomas Vankeuren — $8,738

3. Kenna James — $8,000

4. Randall Davis — $4,295

5. Daniel Martin — $3,038

6. Mark Awalt — $2,279

7. Chris Cummins — $1,702

8. Young Phan — $1,440

9. Robert Steinmetz — $1,283

10. Steven Younes — $1,048

Event #5 Results:

1. Brent Hanks — $35,650

2. Nicholas Augustino — $30,000

3. Phil Collins — $19,288

4. Jimmy Tran — $13,724

5. Rashad Daoudi — $10,015

6. Gary Laduca — $7,604

7. Seth Schueler — $5,749

8. Desmond Portano — $4,266

9. Paul Nguyen — $3,246

Nick Schulman wins Bay 101 High-Roller

Only 23 players registered for the $25,000 High-Roller tournament at the WPT Bay 101, and only three player cashed in the event, with poker pro Nick Schulman taking the top spot and turning his $25,000 entry into over $270,000.

1. Nick Shulman – $270,480

2. Roger Sippl – $180,320

3. David “Doc” Sands – $112,700

Luca Moschitta wins the IPT St. Vincent Main Event

Meanwhile, over in Italy, it was Luca Moschitta who topped an Italian-laden final table at the Italian Poker Tour (IPT) St. Vincent Main Event. The tournament attracted 358 players creating a huge prize-pool with Moschitta pocketing an impressive €180,000 for his win.

1. Luca Moschitta — €180,000

2. Gianbattista Sacchella — €115,000

3. Marcello Baccaglini — €70,000

4. Claudio Daffina — €50,000

5. Lorenzo Sabato — €35,000

6. Massimiliano Martinez — €28,000

7. Marcello Miniucchi — €21,000

8. Marco Leonzio — €14,000

Blake Bohn wins Chicago Poker Classic Main Event

A field of 392 players took part in the 2013 Chicago Poker Classic Main Event, a $3,000 buy-in No Limit Holdem event, and in the end it was Blake Bohn who would come out victorious and walk away with a near $300,000 first-place prize.

1. Blake Bohn – $288,171

2. Shiva Dudani – $178,091

3. Dan Perper – $117,370

4. Ki Lee – $82,165

5. Niel Mittleman – $60,889

6. Anthony Hartmann – $47,621

7. Stephen Jones – $39,192

8. Ralph Massey – $33,860

9. James Snyder – $30,642

 

 



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