The Wynn Millions poker festival is ongoing in Las Vegas. Several players advanced to the $3,500 buy-in Main Event's Day 4. Even so, other side event champions like Michael Wang, Taylor Wilson, and Eugene Lee won three PokerGO High Rollers.
Michael Wang Wins $308,016 in High Roller Event No.2: $10,500 No-Limit Hold'em
The tournament attracted 93 entrants who formed a $930,000 prize pool. They included Jeremy Ausmus, David Stamm and Darren Elias.
Katz excited their supporters when they finished in the seventh position in High Roller Event No.1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold'em. The player finished third in Event No.2 with $178,746 topping the PokerGO Tour (PGT) leaderboard.
Michael Wang outwitted Zobian in their heads-up match by a huge stack lead. The latter finished second with $178,746 as the former got his third largest poker career cash. Zobian holds the second position on the PGT leaderboard after finishing fourth in January's PokerGO Cup.
The Top Players' Prizes
- Michael Wang from the United States-$308,016
- Aram Zobian from the U.S.-$178,746
- Cary Katz from the U.S.-$113,088
- Marius Gierse from Germany-$77,934
- Michael Brinkenhoff from the U.S.-$58,125
- Jeremy Ausmus from the U.S.-$46,128
- Arthur Morris from the U.S.-$37,852
- Yifu He from the U.S.-$31,992
- Martin Zamani from the U.S.-$27,900
Taylor Wilson Takes Home $304,704 in High Roller Event No.1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold'em
The event began on March 7 with 92 entrants and a $920,000 prize pool. Some of the players included Daniel Negreanu, Andrew Lichtenberger, Cary Katz, and Vikenty Shegal.
Joseph Cheong finished third with $111,872 and set up heads-up action between Taylor Wilson and Aram Oganyan. Wilson outlasted Oganyan eliminating him in second place with $176,824 and he took home $304,704. The Hendon Mob indicates that Wilson's poker earnings increased to $1.3 million after his latest victory.
What Were the Top Finalists' Payouts?
- Taylor Wilson from the U.S.-$304,704
- Aram Oganyan from the U.S.-$176,824
- Joseph Cheong from the U.S.-$111,872
- Andrew Lichtenberger from the U.S.-$77,096
- Daniel Negreanu from Canada-$57,500
- Chris Hunichen from the U.S.-$45,632
- Cary Katz from the U.S.-$37,444
- Ryan Brown from the U.S.-$31,444
- Vikenty Shegal from the U.S.-$27,600
Eugene Lee Is the High Roller Event No.3: $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha's $280,819 Top Prize Winner
The $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event featured 77 players who formed a $770,000 prize pool. Some of those who cashed included Sam Soverel, Jeremy Ausmus, and Kent Staahle.
Joao Simao exited the tournament in third place leaving Eugene Lee and Michael Duek battling it out for the top prize. Lee beat Duek and made his largest poker career score after having less than $25,000 in live poker earnings before playing in the tournament.
The latter received $161,700. It was his third-biggest score. He won $548,015 after finishing third in Event No.69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship in the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) and $4 million after finishing third in the $10,000 Main Event.
The Final Table's Prizes
- Eugene Lee from the U.S.-$280,819
- Michael Duek from Argentina-$161,700
- Joao Simao from Brazil-$100,100
- Sam Soverel from the U.S.-$69,685
- Jeremy Ausmus from the U.S.-$53,130
- Brent Roberts from the U.S.-$41,888
- Jordan Spurlin from the U.S.-$34,111
- Kent Staahle from Norway-$28,567