Brian Altman won the same WPT tournament for the second time

Brian Altman 2020

WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open event with $3 500 buy-in finished. The tournament collected 843 entries and its prize pool reached the mark of $2 697 600.

The poker player from the United States Brian Altman became the winner of the tournament and earned $482 630 for the 1st place. Altman is the first poker player in the history of series who managed to win this tournament twice. After the victory, Brian said that he was happy about what happened.     

The previous time, he won in the similar tournament in 2015. At that time, his prize money totaled $723 000 and it is still considered the largest one in his poker career.  

John Dollinger became the runner-up of the tournament and earned $311 750. WSOP champion Sam Soverel took the 10th place and got $46 760.

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Top 10 payouts at WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open 2020:

Place Player CountryPrize money
1Brian AltmanUnited States$482 630
2John DollingerUnited States$311 750
3Chanracy KhunCanada$230 080
4Nadya MagnusUnited States$171 640
5Nadeem HiraniUnited States$129 430
6Peter WalsworthUnited States$98 680
7Scott DrobesUnited States$76 070
8Hiroaki HaradaUnited States$59 300
9James CalderaroUnited States$46 760
10Sam SoverelUnited States$46 760

In total, 106 poker players entered the prize zone. The minimum payout was $5 660. Anthony Zinno, who is the two-time winner of WSOP bracelet, as well as the owner of “WPT Player of the Year” title in 2015, wasn’t able to play at the final table and earned $12 300 for the 38th place.

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