Carlos Mortensen wins the WPT Hollywood Poker Open

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 25, 2010 Posted in Tournament News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Carlos Mortensen continues to rack up major victories in poker tournaments; the latest notch on his belt came at the WPT Hollywood Poker Open, where Mortensen captured his third WPT title –tying Gus Hansen for most all-time—on his way to winning almost $400,000.

Mortensen who won the 2001 World Series of Poker Main Event, and another bracelet in 2003 in Limit Holdem, is now #12 on the all-time money list with $9.2 million in career earnings! He is also the only player to win the WPT Championship and WSOP Main Event.

Mortensen was able to outlast a very game final table, after entering the day with the chip-lead.

The complete final table results:

* Carlos Mortensen — $393,820
* Mike Mustafa — $223,623
* Frank Calo — $167,717
* Chris Bell — $124,966
* Ravi Raghavan — $105,234
* Jerry Payne — $88,791

The WPT’s next stop will be in Bucharest, Romania, followed by the WPT championship at the Bellagio.

Tags: , , ,



Leave a Reply

Promotional News

King’s Casino Welcomes The Dutch Poker Classic This Month
The prestigious establishment that is the King’s Casino will play ho …
Read more

MPN Poker Tour Will Return To Tallinn, Estonia And Kick Things Off From October 19
The MPN Poker Tour will be back in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia in …
Read more

Partypoker Continues Rebuilding Process By Signing Fedor Holz As New Brand Ambassador
Partypoker announced last year that it was going to focus on rebuildin …
Read more

Global Poker League Launches GPL India Edition But Is Yet To Confirm Dates
India it witnessing a rapid growth in poker as international poker ope …
Read more