Caffaro, Bond & Alvarado Amongst Early Winners in Texas Poker Championship

Justin Bond Texas Poker championship

The biggest poker sequence in Texas historic previous is at this time underway with the Texas Poker Championship at Houston’s Prime Social, which has already awarded gamers over $1.7 million in prize money.

The sequence kicked off on March 10 with Match #1: $500 Thriller Bounty, which had a staggering seven beginning flights and attracted a huge field of 1,322 runners. The bounty occasion had a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000 and surpassed that with $511,840 in prize money.

Joseph Caffaro took down the gap occasion for the major-space prize of $45,950, defeating Carlos Saucedo right through heads-up play to type Saucedo $38,500. Other gamers who made deep runs within the mystery bounty occasion consist of Blake Barousse (third – $25,000), Derek Normand (4th – $18,500), Laura Hoppe (ninth – $5,100) and Kristopher Burchfield (12th – $4,000).

Joseph Caffaro
Joseph Caffaro

Later within the sequence, Justin Bond took down Match #9: $1,100 The Superb Texas to type the trophy and a splendid rating of $115,480. Bond defeated Jason Gooch right through heads-up play to send the 2d-space finisher dwelling with $75,960.

The $500,000 guarantee occasion attracted 643 gamers and generated $630,140 in prize money. Other gamers who made Bond sparred with on the final table consist of Sean Cha (third – $56,620) Jeremy Meacham (fifth – $31,740), Mazen Abdallah (seventh – $18,680) and Gabriel Andrade (ninth – $11,540).

Bond, a resident of Dallas, now boasts a ambitious $1.8 million in occasion earnings, which involves a 35th space enact within the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Fundamental Match charge $214,913. His most in vogue victory in The Superb Texas provides him the fifth biggest rating of his profession.

Match #9: $1,100 The Superb Texas Final Results

  1 Justin Bond Dallas, TX $115,480
  2 Jason Gooch Vidor, TX $76,960
  3 Sean Cha Houston, TX $56,620
  4 Tyler Rawlinson Tomball, TX $42,140
  5 Jeremy Meacham Oak Bluffs, MA $31,740
  6 Peter Lynn Olympia, WA $24,200
  7 Mazen Abdallah Houston, TX $18,680
  8 Thongv Nguyen McAllen, TX $14,590
  9 Gabriel Andrade Houston, TX $11,540

Later within the sequence, Brandon Johnson earned the trophy in Match #13: $600 One Day after placing a four-manner deal on the final table that furthermore left him with $18,500. Johnson had the largest stack when the deal become once made and for that reason of this fact earned the victory.

The so much of gamers who obtained in on the deal were Southisak Seunsom (2nd – $18,350), Trung Pham (third – $17,120) and Dara Taherpour (4th – $14,530).

The one-day occasion had a $100,000 guarantee and surpassed that with 101 runners bringing the prize pool to $121,680.

Additionally, Ricardo Alvarado took down Match #16: $1,100 PLO Championship for $37,640 after defeating Twich streamer Alexander “AlexOptional” Green right through heads-up play, who in flip earned $25,100. Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Benny Glaser, within the intervening time, stumbled on a third-space enact charge $17,920.

 Ricardo Alvarado
Ricardo Alvarado

The PLO Match attracted 157 runners to generate $153,860 in prize money, smashing the guaranteed $100,000.

Other Texas Poker Championship winners up to now consist of James Farley, who won $50,820 in Match #2: $400 NLH Jacked Stack, Sergio Braga, who won $7,510 in Match #5: $600 Triple Stud, and Barousse, a two-time WSOP ring winner who took down Match #12: $1,100 Thriller Bounty Turbo for $10,000.

The most convenient of the Texas Poker Championship at Prime Social is tranquil to attain with the $5,300 No-Restrict Relief’em Fundamental Match scheduled to get underway on Thursday, March 24. The four-day occasion has an infinite $2 million guarantee and could well furthermore merely provide three beginning flights.

The Fundamental Match will wrap up on Tuesday, March 29 with the final table being are living-streamed with gap cards and commentary at

A beefy record of winners up to now within the Texas Poker Championship is directly accessible within the table under.

Texas Poker Championship Winners

  Match #1: $500 $500okay GTD Thriller Bounty 1,322 $511,840 Joseph Caffaro Spring, TX $45,950
  Match #2: $400 NLH Jacked Stack 154 $50,820 James Farley Corpus Christi, TX $13,660
  Match #3: $600 Omaha 8 55 $28,600 Tim Wong   $8,730
  Match #4: $400 NLH Short Deck 21 $7,330 Salim Ishikov N/A $3,660
  Match #5: $600 Triple Stud 39 $20,280 Sergio Braga N/A $7,510
  Match #6: $200 Sweat and Walk (Canceled) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
  Match #7: $400 NLH Seniors 72 $21,700 Larry Astolfo Houston, TX $8,320
  Match #8: $600 H.O.R.S.E. 50 $26,000 Jonathan Breneman Woodbury, MN $8,840
  Match #9: $1,100 The Superb Texas $500okay GTD 643 $630,140 Justin Bond Dallas, TX $115,480
  Match #10: $600 Dealer’s Decision 32 $16,640 Jason Fitzpatrick Houston, TX $5,430
  Match #11: $600 No Restrict 2-7 Single Scheme 24 $12,480 Christopher Williams Mesa, AZ $4,185
  Match #12: $1,100 Thriller Bounty Turbo 37 $51,800 Blake Barousse Lafayette, LA $10,000
  Match #13: $600 One Day $100okay GTD 101 $121,680 Brandon Johnson East Chicago, IL $18,500
  Match $14: $600 PLO 8 36 $18,720 Ravee Sundara Brooklyn, NY $7,030
  Match #15: $250 Females Match backed by LOUD Lacquer 43 $8,600 Alexis Lee N/A $3,250
  Match #16: $1,100 PLO Championship $100okay GTD 157 $153,860 Ricardo Alvarado Denison, TX $37,640
  Match #17: $600 NLH Survivor 96 $50,880 Dirty John Houston, TX $5,300

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