Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Matthew Weber has won the third annual Punta Cana Poker Classic. The Californian-pro outlasted a field of 380-runners at the Dominican Republic resort to walk away with a first prize of $135,475.
Weber, who had career tournament earning of around $200,000 prior to the Punta Cana Poker Classic, beat Kelly Kellner heads up for the title, sealing victory when his pocket fives held against Kellner's Ac2c."We'd like to congratulate this year's winner for a job well done and the great accomplishment of taking home the first prize in such a competitive field," commented Punta Cana Poker Classic's spokesperson Michael Harris. "The third annual PCPC has been a huge success and has proved to be our biggest tournament to date. Word is getting out that this is a "must play" event for any poker player looking to play some poker in the ultimate beach location." The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1st $135,475 Matthew Weber2nd $81,830 Kelly Kellner3rd $49,760 Eric Grenier4th $30,960 Zack Cooke5th $24,330 Gabriel Zacalik6th $18,800 Bill Kontaratus7th $16,585 Fred Swart8th $14,375 Nicola Basile9th $12,165 Tim Barany
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