The prestigious Wynn Millions festival is currently underway in Las Vegas as the $3,500 buy-in Main Event reaches Day 4 with just a few dozen players remaining. There have also been several side event winners side events underway, including Taylor Wilson, Michael Wang and Eugene Lee, who took down the three PokerGO High Rollers on the Wynn Millions schedule.
Wilson started things out by taking down High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em for $304,704, while Wang won the second No-Limit Hold’em event for $308,016 and Lee closed out with a victory in the $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event for $280,819.
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Wilson Defeats Oganyan in High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em for Career-Best $304,70
The three High Roller Wynn events kicked off with High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em on March 7, an event that drew 92 runners for a prize pool of $920,000. Those runners included plenty of heavy hitters, including Vikenty Shegal (9th – $27,600), PokerGO founder Cary Katz (7th – $37,444), Daniel Negreanu (5th – $57,500) and Andrew Lichtenberger (4th – $77,096).
Joseph Cheong bowed out in third place for $111,872 before a heads-up battle between Aram Oganyan and Taylor Wilson that saw Wilson taking down the event for $304,70 and Oganyan earning $176,824 for his runner-up finish.
The victory brings Wilson up to $1.3 million in Hendon Mob earnings and gives him his largest career cash.
High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em Final Table Results
|1||Taylor Wilson||United States||$304,704|
|2||Aram Oganyan||United States||$176,824|
|3||Joseph Cheong||United States||$111,872|
|4||Andrew Lichtenberger||United States||$77,096|
|6||Chris Hunichen||United States||$45,632|
|7||Cary Katz||United States||$37,444|
|8||Ryan Brown||United States||$31,444|
|9||Vikenty Shegal||United States||$27,600|
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Wang Bests Zobian in High Roller Event #2: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em for $308,016
The next PokerGO High Roller event on the schedule, High Roller Event #2: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em, had a prize pool of $930,000 and drew a field of 93 players including Darren Elias (11th – $25,110) and David Stamm, who was eliminated on the bubble by fifth-place finisher Jeremy Ausmus, according to PokerGO updates.
Katz found another deep run after finishing seventh in High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em, finishing in third for $178,746 and jumping to the top of the PokerGO Tour (PGT) leaderboards. Michael Wang then defeated Aram Zobian after entering heads-up play with a big chip lead. Wang earned $308,016, his third-biggest career cash.
In addition to taking home $178,746, Zobian made his way to second on the PGT leaderboard after napping a victory and fourth-place finish at the PokerGO Cup in January.
High Roller Event #2: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em Final Table Results
|1||Michael Wang||United States||$308,016|
|2||Aram Zobian||United States||$178,746|
|3||Cary Katz||United States||$113,088|
|5||Michael Brinkenhoff||United States||$58,125|
|6||Jeremy Ausmus||United States||$46,128|
|7||Arthur Morris||United States||$37,852|
|8||Yifu He||United States||$31,992|
|9||Martin Zamani||United States||$27,900|
Lee Gets Career-Best $280,819 in High Roller Event #3: $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
Closing out the PokerGO High Rollers at Wynn Millions was High Roller Event #3: $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha, which attracted 77 entrants for a prize pool of $770,000. Among the players who made the money in the PLO event were Norway’s Kent Staahle (8th – $28,567) and PokerGO regulars Jeremy Ausmus (5th – $53,130) and Sam Soverel (4th – $69,685).
Brazil’s Joao Simao was eliminated in third place for $100,100 before Eugene Lee defeated 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final tablist Michael Duek to win a career-best $280,819 after entering the event with less than $25,000 in live earnings.
Duek earned $161,700, his third-best cash behind a third-place finish in Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship at the 2022 WSOP for $548,015 and his third-place finish in the $10,000 Main Event for $4 million.
High Roller Event #3: $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Final Table Results
|1||Eugene Lee||United States||$280,819|
|4||Sam Soverel||United States||$69,685|
|5||Jeremy Ausmus||United States||$53,130|
|6||Brent Roberts||United States||$41,888|
|7||Jordan Spurlin||United States||$34,111|
PokerGO Wynn Millions High Roller Winners
|DATE||EVENT||ENTRANTS||PRIZE POOL||WINNER||COUNTRY||PRIZE (IN USD)|
|March 7||High Roller Event #1: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em||92||$920,000||Taylor Wilson||United States||$304,704|
|March 8||High Roller Event #2: $10,500 No-Limit Hold’em||93||$930,000||Michael Wang||United States||$308,016|
|March 9||High Roller Event #3: $10,500 Pot-Limit Omaha||77||$770,000||Eugene Lee||United States||$280,819|
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