More than $6.6 million in prize money was awarded over 24 main events including the massive World Poker Tour Championship that drew more than 1,200 players. Darren Ellis of Cherry Hill won the event—which will be coming to a TV near you as part of the WPT’s TV schedule—and $843,744.
It was Elias’ biggest tournament cash since he took a fifth place at the 2011 BPO Championship and about $230,000. The win takes his career earnings over $2.5 million.
You can retrace Elias’ win at our tournament blog.
The final two events of the Open finished up Thursday and Friday respectively, including a $17,353 win for Vishal Patel of Montvale, NJ in a Deeper Stack NLH tournament (Event 23) and a $22,948 win by Eugene Pink of Poughquag, NY in a Deepest Stack NLH tournament (Event 24).
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