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WPT Australia Liam Doyle wins Australia Opening Event Poker
Gutshot Editorial
Posted on 02 Oct, 2019
By Gutshot Editorial
On 02 Oct, 2019
By Gutshot Editorial
On 02 Oct, 2019

WPT Australia: Liam Doyle wins Australia Opening Event

World Poker Tour (WPT) is back in action once again, this time paving its way to Gold Coast in Australia and decorating the Asia-Pacific region with its charm. The tournament began on 27 September and will run till 7 October, and already several smaller side events have concluded so far.

Yesterday saw the wrapping up of the first featured event AU$1,000 Australia Opening Event. The 3-day long tournament saw a field of 292 players who entered for a buy-in of AU$1,000. A prize pool of AU$292,000 was formed to be shared among the top 37 players who would eventually receive a paycheck.

The action intensified on the final day before the climactic heads-up battle began between New Zealand’s Liam Doyle and Mexico’s Angel Guillen–Pereda. The latter’s countrymate Cam Adams finished in third place and bagged AU$29,112. Adams is a well-known pro poker sitting 3rd in Mexico’s All-Time money list with his live earnings of $1.9 million. His last big tournament finish was 13th in €1,100 Hyper-Turbo at European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona.

After a few hours of intense grinding, Doyle finally had his hands upon the top prize money of AU$ 64,368 (~INR 30.73 Lakhs). He walked out with his first recorded title and biggest live score so far.

Final top 9 payouts

  1. Liam Doyle – AU$64,368
  2. Angel Guillen – AU$45,260
  3. Cam Adams – AU$29,112
  4. Ash Gupta – AU$18,177
  5. Connie Graham – AU$14,031
  6. Alan Yousif – AU$11,622
  7. Dean Boskovic – AU$9,767
  8. Amir Abbas – AU$8,030
  9. Adam Thaggard – AU$6,436

With various side events lined up on the schedule and buy-ins ranging from $330 to $5,000. All eyes, however, will now be looking at the $2,500 WPT Australia Main Event which will begin on 4 – 7 October for a buy-in which will be headlining the series.

For more updates on poker tournaments around the world, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned.

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