Michael Gathy & “Miami” John Cernuto among recent 2023 Wynn Million winners
The 2023 Wynn million started on February 20th and is scheduled to run until March 19th $3,500 buy-in, $3 million GTD Wynn Millions Main Event is taking place right now, but while this is taking place several other side events were taking place.
We’ve already told you about the early winners of the 2023 Wynn Millions, but we wanted to follow up by highlighting a few others who have clinched titles over the past week.
Laplante, Cheong & Costa among early 2023 Wynn Million Side Event winners
Michael Gathy victorious in $3,000 NLH Progressive Bounty $200,000 GTD
On March 2nd, the day after he finished third in the $3,000 NLH 6-Max $200,000 GTD event for $54,193, he was awarded in Belgium Michael Gathy defeated a 148-strong field to win the $3,000 NLH progressive bonuswhich more than doubled its $200,000 guarantee with a $407,000 prize pool.
The top 16 finishers earned the money included Aaron Duczak (10th – $6,138), Martin Jacobsen (11th – $6,138), Dylan Linde (12th – $5,374), Tonguang Sun (13th – $5,374), Nicholas Bond (14th – $4,760), Katie Lindsay (15th – $2,380) and Ryan Leng (16th – $2,380).
Among those at the final table were am weng (9th – $7,081), Ethan “Rampage” Yau (7th – $9,842) and Alex Fox (4th Place – $20,202). After Leonard August busted in third place for $29,526, the last two players saw $62,368 each, but the winner would receive the juicy PKO bounty. Ryan McAllister took second place while Gathy won first and the trophy.
Wynn Millions $3,000 NLH Progressive Knockout Final Table Results
|1||Michael Gathy||Belgium||$62,368 + the PKO bounty|
|2||Ryan McAllister||Charleston, SC||$62,368|
|3||Leonard August||North Bergen, New Jersey||$29,526|
|4||Alex Fox||Las Vegas, Nevada||$20,202|
|6||John Murphy||Kirkland, Washington||$11,914|
|7||Ethan Yau||Las Vegas, Nevada||$9,842|
|8th||Robert Borik||Houston, Texas||$8,262|
|9||am weng||Philly, PA||$7,081|
Poker Legend “Miami” John Cernuto Claims Wynn Millions $1,100 Limit Omaha 8/B Title
On March 1st, the 2023 Wynn Millions held theirs $1,100 Limit Omaha 8/B $50,000 GTD, nearly doubling the guarantee as 98 runners generated a $95,060 prize pool. The top 11 players made the money, and the two who missed the final table were Duke Viveros And Clyde Gaskinswho received $2,567 for 10th and 11th place respectively.
At the final table, two poker legends worked up a deal Ari angel And “Miami” John Cernuto. The former ended up taking second place for $23,903 while the latter won the trophy and received $25,851 in prize money. It was just the latest win on Cernuto’s impressive poker resume, which dates back to 1987, according to the Hendon Mob.
Wynn Millions $1,100 Limit Omaha 8/B Final Table Results
|1||John Cernuto||Las Vegas, Nevada||$25,851*|
|3||Vincent Cealicchia||Las Vegas, Nevada||$11,559|
|4||Laurent Berg||Las Vegas, Nevada||$7,966|
|5||Kao Saechao||Renton, WA||$5,941|
|6||Christopher Hundley||Kirkland, Washington||$4,715|
|7||Markus Gregorich||Las Vegas, Nevada||$3,869|
|8th||Robert Goulding||Sandia Park, NM||$3,270|
|9||Joseph Gargiulo||Port Charlotte, FL||$2,852|
*Denotes heads-up deal.
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Vikenty Shegal & Alex Foxen work deal in $3,000 NLH 6-Max $200,000 GTD
On March 1st, the 2023 Wynn Millions held theirs $3,000 NLH 6-Max $200,000 GTD, which more than doubled the guarantee as 184 players created a $506,000 prize pool. Among those who earned the money by finishing in the top 20 were Maria Konnikova (10th – $11,193), Ryan Leng (11th – $11,193), Matthew Wantman (15th – $8,693), Will “The Thrill” Failla (16th – $7,767) and Guess Andrews (19th – $7,028).
of Belgium Michael Gathy ran deep and ended up in third place for $54,193, and the next day he would go on to win that $3,000 NLH progressive bonus for $62,368. At this point, the last two players worked out a deal that saw Alex Fox Finish second for $112,006 during Viktory Shegal got $112,007 and the trophy.
Wynn Millions $3,000 NLH 6-Max Final Table Results
|1||Viktory Shegal||Las Vegas, Nevada||$112,007*|
|2||Alex Fox||Las Vegas, Nevada||$112,006*|
|4||Jeffrey Farnes||Las Vegas, Nevada||$37,140|
|5||Scott Eskenazi||Mercer Island, WA||$27,349|
|6||Maziar Keshavarzi||San Antonio, Texas||$21,632|
|7||Kathryn Lindsey||Las Vegas, Nevada||$17,720|
|8th||Chan Kim||Horsham, PA||$15,028|
|9||Jake Schwartz||Fort Lauderdale, FL||$12,902|
*Denotes heads-up deal.
Minnesota players battle heads-up in $1,100 HORSE $50K GTD
From February 28 to March 1, the $1,100 HORSE $50,000 GTD tournament held. A field of 115 entrants generated a $111,500 prize pool reserved for the top 13 finishers. However, the final table fell short among those who ended up in the money rose bottler (10th – $2,800), Paul Sokolov (11th – $2,800), Hal Redwood (12th – $2,443) and RyanHughes (13th – $2,443).
The final table had a few recognizable names Ari angel (7th place – $4,440), Ron Ware (5th – $6,581) and Brett Richey (3rd – $13,051). In the end, two players from Minnesota fought each other heads-up Jon Breneman ultimately best James Johnson to win the tournament for $25,122.
Wynn Millions $1,100 HORSE Final Table Results
|1||Jon Breneman||Woodbury, Minnesota||$35,122|
|2||James Johnson||Princeton, Minnesota||$20,659|
|3||Brett Richey||Las Vegas, Nevada||$13,051|
|4||Leonard August||Las Vegas, Nevada||$8,924|
|5||Ron Ware||Las Vegas, Nevada||$6,581|
|6||Brian Yoon||Las Vegas, Nevada||$5,287|
|7||Ari angel||Las Vegas, Nevada||$4,440|
|8th||Ron Schiffman||Las Vegas, Nevada||$3,765|
|9||Max Coleman||Las Vegas, Nevada||$3,235|
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Previous winners of the Wynn Millions 2023
|20. February||$500 NLH $50,000 GTD||290||$124,700||Maher al-Mouselly||Calgary, Canada||$30,228|
|21st of February||$600 HORSE $30,000 GTD||92||$47,380||Ryan Laplante||Las Vegas, Nevada||$12,401|
|21-23 February||$600 NLH $200,000 GTD||805||$414,575||Joseph Cheong||Las Vegas, Nevada||$74,670|
|February 24th||$400 PLO Turbo $20,000 GTD||129||$43,860||Peter Rocha||Victoria, TX||$10,965|
|February 26th||$400 NLH $40,000 GTD||325||$110,500||Brian Hughes||Las Vegas, Nevada||$21,271|
|23-26 February||$1,600 Mystery Bounty||1,270||$2,463,800||Ryan Wolfson||Westbury, NY||$130,080|
|27-28 February||$1,100 Seniors NLH $100,000 GTD||240||$232,800||Peter Costa||Las Vegas, Nevada||$44,179|
|February 28th||$400 NLH $40,000 GTD||296||$100,640||Patrick Hackenburg||Manhattan, Kansas||$24,395|
|February 28 – March 1||$1,100 HORSE $50,000 GTD||115||$111,550||Jon Breneman||Woodbury, Minnesota||$35,122|
|1 Mar||$3,000 NLH 6-Max $200,000 GTD||184||$506,000||Viktory Shegal||Las Vegas, Nevada||$112,007|
|1 Mar||$1,100 Limit Omaha 8/B $50,000 GTD||98||$95,060||“Miami” John Cernuto||Las Vegas, Nevada||$25,851|
|2 Mar||$3,000 NLH Progressive Bounty $200,000 GTD||148||$407,000||Michael Gathy||Belgium||$62,368|
Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast Co-Host and 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.
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