Dan Smith Scoops $2m in Bellagio SHR

Dan Smith Scoops $2m in Bellagio SHR

Monday, 30 June 2014

It's not just the Rio that has been awarding huge prizes during the World Series of Poker.

The Bellagio upped the buy-in from its regular monthly deepstack from $25,000 to $100,000 with spectacular results. All told, 66 players bought in a total of 87 times to create a massive prize pool of over $8.6m.

As the clock approached 7am on Saturday morning, Dan Smith was declared the winner after a chop that also saw Jason Mercier, Tom Marchese and Jason Somerville also walk away with seven-figure scores.

The in the money finishers were as follows:

1st Dan Smith $2,044,766
2nd Jason Mercier $1,622,181
3rd Tom Marchese $1,465,451
4th Jason Somerville $1,347,352
5th Doug Polk $602,910
6th Matthew Hyman $430,650
7th Adam Bilzerian $344,520
8th Gabe Kaplan $258,390
9th Chris Klodnicki $172,260
10th Pratyush Buddiga $172,260
11th David Sands $172,260

Tags: Dan Smith, Bellagio, Jason Mercier, Tom Marchese, Jason Somerville