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Matthew Lapossie Wins CN$363,197 at Fallsview

After a tough three-day battle at Fallsview Casino, Matthew Lapossie from London, Ontario, emerged victorious from the final table as the 2014 Fallsview Poker Classic WPT $5,000 Main Event champion on Monday, earning first prize of CAD $363,197.

Lapossie will forever be part of the WPT Champions Club as he etches his name onto the prestigious WPT® Champions Cup. The final table took just over nine hours to play from ten players down to a winner. Toronto’s Dylan Wilkerson collected the CAD $254,238 second-place prize and Mississauga’s Jason James finished third taking home CAD $163,439 for his efforts.

The $550 No Limit Hold’em WPT Main Event attracted an entry field of 383 players and a prize pool of CAD $1,729,510 with 45 players making the money.

The three-tournament series, which ran from February 18-24 at Fallsview Casino, featured a $1,100 and $2,500 event and saw over 1,600 tournament entries across the series with a total of CAD $3,648,558 in prize money awarded.


NIAGARA FALLSVIEW CASINO
LEGENDS OF POKER
EVENT 3 2/22/13
NO LIMIT HOLD’EM
WPT CHAMPIONSHIP
BUY-IN $4,500 + $270
PLAYERS 383
PRIZE POOL $1,556,478
1. Matthew Lapossie . .$326,866
2. Dylan Wilkerson . .  228,806
3. Jason James . . . .  147,090
4. Spiro Mikragianakis  108,956
5. Josue Sauvageau . . . 81,716
6. Howie Leung . . . . . 65,373
7. Dave Graham . . . . . 54,478
8. Peter Labib . . . . . 43,582
9. John Boulougouris . . 32,687
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