This Week in Tournaments: Volpe keeps winning and more

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 20, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

World-Series-of-Poker-July-2010-dealer-tables-300x200Paul Volpe wins €10K 6-max turbo at the EPT Grand Final

Paul Volpe started the year on fire and he really hasn’t slowed down all that much. Last week he won Event #33 at the EPT Grand Final tournament series just days after winning a PokerStars SCOOP tournament. There were only 36 entrants in the EPT Grand Final event, but a quick look at the final table payouts shows that this was a pretty tough 6-table tournament!

1. Paul Volpe – $169,182

2. Mike McDonald – $109,677

3. Jean Noel Thorel – $64,043

4. Bulat Bikmetov – $45,893

5. Timothy Adams – $36,559

6. Senh man Ung – $32,021

Marvin Rettenmaier wins Event #36 at the EPT Grand Final

Volpe wasn’t the only big named in the winner’s circle at the tail-end of the EPT Grand Final; one player that joined him was Party Poker Pro Marvin Rettenmaier who triumphed over a 64 player field in the €2,000 NLHE 8-max tournament at the EPT Grand Final.

1. Marvin Rettenmaier – $56,353

2. Faisal Falasi – $35,448

3. Emin Aghayev – $20,905

4. Jeff Tims – $15,322

5. Evgeny Taranyuk – $11,297

6. Daniele Mazzia – $8,180

7. Sharhei Sharkota – $7,271

8. Philippe Ktorza – $6,440

Brent Hanks wins California State Poker Championship

The $2,000 Main Event at the Cal State Poker Championship attracted a field of 258 players and in the end it was two well-known poker players who battled for the title, 2012 WSOP bracelet winner Brent Hanks and Triple Crown winner Gavin Griffin. Also at the final table was Massachusetts native Jesse martin, a relatively unknown player who has compiled a pretty impressive resume in his 9 years on tour, amassing over $1 million in tournament earnings.

1. Brent Hanks — $117,760

2. Gavin Griffin — $82,640

3. Daniel Park — $53,160

4. David Mallka — $39,340

5. Dong Tao — $29,530

6. Jesse Martin — $23,620

7. Babken Vardanyan — $19,620

8. Ramzi Srour — $15,720

9. Zhong Chen — $11,760

Chris Reslock takes over WSOPC Ring lead

In a 3-day span at the recently concluded WSOPC Harrahs Philadelphia tournament series, WSOPC regular Chris Reslock picked-up his all-time leading 6th and 7th rings, winning Events #6 and #11 at the series. Reslock has now surpassed Alex masek forf the all-timed lead, with several players not all that far behind with five rings: Mark “Pegasus” Smith, Ari Engel, and Kyle Cartwright.

Event #6: $580 NLHE:

1. Chris Reslock — $18,200

2. Jonathan Hilton –

3. Sean Small — $8,120

4. Thomas Beckstead — $5,966

5. Lance Garcia — $4,460

6. Jesse Cohen — $3,391

7. Raymond Palmieri — $2,621

8. Jose Silverman — $2,059

9. Eshed Hadaya — $1,644

Event #11: $365 NLHE:

1. Chris Reslock — $8,820

2. Richard Berger — $5,451

3. Antonio Payne — $3,881

4. Allan Hedin — $2,819

5. Charles Coates — $2,089

6. David Paluch — $1,577

7. Aaron Gage — $1,213

8. Ronald Bercek — $950

9. Ryan Clark — $757

*Resources: www.thehendonmob.com, www.europeanpokertour.com, www.wsop.com

 



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