Zinno Wins Televised WPT® Fallsview Poker Classic, Capturing Second World Poker Tour® Title and CAD $399,579
Anthony Zinno captured his second World Poker Tour® title in as many seasons on Monday, topping a field of 419 players to win the CAD $5,000 buy-in, televised WPT® Fallsview Poker Classic.
There were 19 players that returned with a shot to advance to the final day of the tournament, but only six made the WPT televised final table of six. Leading the way tomorrow will be WPT Champions Club member Anthony Zinno with 4,730,000.
The chip leader at the end of play tonight is Corey Hochman (pictured) with 1,766,000. He is joined at the top of the chip counts in the millionaire’s club by Henry Tran (1,450,000), Matthew Parry (1,184,000), Mark Bailey (1,182,000), Erik Cajelais (1,136,000), and Darren Elias (1,023,000).
Day 1 has come to a close at the World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic $5,000 buy-in Main Event in Niagara Falls, Canada and 119 have advanced from the 419 that entered. The leader at the end of play is Andrew Pantling (pictured) with 384,200.
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After a heads-up battle lasting over two hours, Brian Altman proved triumphant and earned his first WPT title by outlasting an entire field of 1,027 players, earning $723,008.
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