Victor Figueroa of Miami Beach won the WPT Rock 'n' Roll Poker Open main event at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hard Rock Monday, earning $105,000.
It's the first major tournament win for Figueroa, who has been in the top five in several local tournaments recently, and has cashed in tournaments at the Hard Rock, the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach and the Palm Beach Kennel Club.
The final three players decided to chop up the prize money, with Figueroa taking the most. Former WPT Jacksonville champ Anthony Ruberto Jr. settled for second, and $85,000.
The $1,650 buy-in event drew 329 entries, creating a prize pool of $493,500.
The money for the main event:
Victor Figueroa$105,000Anthony Ruberto Jr$85,000Matthew Goldman$74,018Kerwin Ramsumair$35,779Michael Ortiz$26,402Matthew Leconche$20,974Yigal Hen$16,039David Forster$11,597Omar McFarlane$8,390Alain Rodriguez$6,416Michael Minetti$6,416Mohammad Siddiqui$6,416Adam Adler$5,182Mukul Pahuja$5,182Oleg Gaidouk$5,182Richard Zipes$4,442Cory Wood$4,442Ronnie Bardah$4,442Anthony Ruttler$3,701Corey Burbick$3,701Cory Blum$3,701Sharon Bachar$3,701John Rhodes$3,701William Pilossoph$3,701Steven Karp$3,701Karim Vegas$3,701Joseph Couden$3,701Greg Rosen$3,208Brandon Navarrete$3,208Ariel Quintana$3,208John Papas$3,208Aleksey Kashirin$3,208Evan Dollinger$3,208Jason George$3,208Richard Rice$3,208Maurice Costigan$3,208
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