Andrew Wilson of England is the new World Poker Tour champion after winning the Rock N’ Roll Poker Open 2022 at the Hard Rock Casino Seminole in Hollywood from November 25 to November 30.
The entry fee for the event was $3,500, and the total prize pool was $4,920,800. There were five Latinos among the 193 winning players: the Venezuelan Dorian Ros Pavón (121st, US$ 6,750), the Argentine Lionel Saban (111th, US$ 7,300), the Venezuelan Miguel Capriles (61st, US$ 12,450), the Brazilian Marcos Exterkotter (57th, US$ 12,450), and the Venezuelan Giuseppe Iadisernia (49th, US$ 14,200).
Two WPT winners reached the final table: Brian Altman (three trophies) and Chad Eveslage (two trophies), but neither was able to win a third championship. Chad earned u$s 390,000 for his third-place performance and ascended to the top of the Season 2022 standings, while Brian earned u$s 290,000 for his fourth-place result.
The champion’s trophy was awarded to Englishman Andrew Wilson, who held the chip lead throughout the tournament. He became a member of the WPT Champions Club and earned the largest reward of his career: $785,800. He also secured a seat to the December WPT World Championship at the Wynn.
The final table was defined as follows:
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Joshua Kay 🇺🇸 – u$s 525.000
Chad Eveslgage – $390,000.00 USD
Brian Altman 🇺🇸 – u$s 290.000
Gediminas Uselis 🇱🇹 – u$s 219.000
- Robel Andemichael 🇺🇸 – u$s 167.000
Additional events for the WPT season of 2022:
Five Diamond World Poker Classic > Chad Eveslage \sWPT Australia > David Tang \sWPT Venetian > Robert Mizrachi \sWPT Prime Madrid > Oleksii Koiev \sWPT Seminole Hard Rock Tampa > Corey Wade
The WPT Legends of Poker champion is Joshua Pollock.
WPT Choctaw > Chance Kornuth WPT Choctaw > David Erquiaga
The concluding tournament of the year will be the WPT World Championship, which will cost u$s 10,400 and will feature a record guaranteed prize pool of u$s 15,000,000. Pokerlogia will be onsite to cover the event and provide daily recaps on our website and social media channels.
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