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Frank Patti and George Wolfe take the Main Event titles at the Heartland Poker Tour in Ameristar, Kansas City, and World Poker Tour Deepstack event in Jacksonville.
Frank Patti has won the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Ameristar Main Event in Kansas City. He beat Matt Lawrence, in heads-up action, to take the $103,326 first prize.
It’s the second time, in consecutive years, that Patti has secured a six-figure score. The last one occurred during a 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $1k side event. He picked up $138,160 for a third place finish. A score that continues to be his best to date despite his recent win.
“I think I’m going to start a college fund for my daughter with the money,” Patti told HPT officials after his win.
The $1,650 buy-in event attracted 312 runners. Patti wasn’t the only player to make the final table with previous form. Runner-up Lawrence took third when Ray Henson beat TJ Cloutier at the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Main Event in Choctaw at the turn of the year. Dan Lowery is a three-time WSOPC champion.
Patti started the final table as the chip leader. When there were only two left he held a 7.1m v 2.2m chip lead. It took less than 60-minutes for him to be holding them all.
Final Table Results
1st. Frank Patti – $103,326
2nd. Matthew Lawrence – $65,415
3rd. Aaron Wilt – $43,805
4th. Travis Remmert – $30,551
5th. Dan Lowery – $22,913
6th. Martin Abraham – $17,971
7th. Bryan Moon – $15,186
8th. Pete Rios – $12,580
9th. Kenny Baggert – $10,828
George Wolfe Takes Down the WPT Deepstacks Main Event in Jacksonville
George Wolfe has eaten up the competition at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Deepstacks Main Event in Jacksonville.
404 players created a total prize pool of $391,880, easily beating the $200,000 guarantee, and Wolfe walked away with $81,037, after coming through a final table devoid of players with any notable scores to speak of.
Wolfe also earns a seat in the $3k WPTDeepstacks Main Event to be held in Canada in December.
Final Table Results
1st. George Wolfe – $84,037
2nd. Jason Cummings – $56,724
3rd. Eric Tomberlin – $36,466
4th. Randy Spainhour – $27,012
5th. Robert Wesley – $20,259
6th. Andre Pillow – $16,207
7th. Jeffrey Klein – $13,506
8th. Ngoc Vu – $10,805
9th. Edward Insalaco – $8,103