Bellagio Poker Tournament Results

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Bellagio poker tournament schedule and information, including starting times, buy-ins, prize pool guarantees, and freerolls. WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic is off to a roaring start at Bellagio, and the $100K came down to Dan Smith against a resurgent Daniel Negreanu.

Poker Room Details

Venue Type
Hotel & Casino
Rewards Program
M Life
Comps & Promotions
$2/hour.(comps expire after one year.) Poker room rates available. Call room for current rates.

Bellagio Details

The Bellagio Poker Room opened in 1998 and offers 36 tables of poker action at all limits. One of the most well known Las Vegas venues, the Bellagio Poker Room is home to 'Bobby's Room' a special area within the poker room that is reserved for the highest of stakes, often with a minimum buy in of $20,000. Known for it's high limit poker, the Bellagio Poker Room offers games of all limits, starting at 1/3NLHE and 4/8LHE. Games other than Hold'em are also offered, including 20/40 Stud Hi, 30/60 Omaha 8, and 40/80 Mix Game. Limit and No Limit Hold'em is offered at low, mid, and high limits.

The Bellagio Poker Room is equipped with a poker room management system to track the waiting lists for all games as well as player comps. No jackpot drop is taken in the cash games, making Bellagio one of only five rooms in Las Vegas that do not drop a jackpot rake.

The aesthetics of the Bellagio Poker Room are on par with the rest of the high end resort and casino, with swivel adjustable chairs, leather and dark wood adornments and a large amount of chandeliers and wall art to frame the room. A half wall separates the rooms from the rest of the casino and allows for significant walk by traffic. The Bellagio Poker Room is situated directly adjacent to the Race and Sports Book and has restrooms directly outside of the room.


Players of all levels call Bellagio home due to game variety and reputation that the room holds. Daily game offerings include 1/3NLHE, 2/5NLHE, 5/10NLHE, 10/20NLHE, 4/8LHE, 9/8LHE, 20/40LHE, 30/60 Omaha H/L and much higher.

The Bellagio comps players at $2 per hour on their MGM Resorts International M Life card. Players swipe at the table and comps are accumulated on their card through the Genesis Bravo comp management system. Players can use their comps at a variety of food venues within the resort or use them for tableside food delivery, which is available 24 hours a day.

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Below are the results of season seven of the World Poker Tour (2008-2009). The WPT Celebrity Invitational had the first female winner of the WPT.


Spanish Championship[edit]

  • Casino: Casino Barcelona, Barcelona[1]
  • Buy-in: €5,000
  • 5-Day Event: Friday, May 23, 2008 to Tuesday, May 27, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 253
  • Total Prize Pool: €1,278,396 ($1,993,072)
  • Number of Payouts: 27
Final Table
1stCasper Hansen€425,000 ($662,592)
2ndStefan Mattsson€220,000 ($342,989)
3rdThiago Nishijima€112,300 ($175,080)
4thAndres Vidal€87,400 ($136,260)
5thGuy Sitbon€75,000 ($116,928)
6thMartin Lundenius€62,300 ($97,128)

Bellagio Cup IV[edit]

  • Casino:Bellagio, Las Vegas[1]
  • Buy-in: $15,000
  • 7-Day Event: Friday, July 11, 2008 to Thursday, July 17, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 446
  • Total Prize Pool: $6,489,300
  • Number of Payouts: 100
  • Winning Hand: Q9
Final Table
1stMike Watson $1,673,770
2ndDavid Benyamine$840,295
3rdLuke Staudenmaier$452,465
4thRalph Perry$290,900
5thJohn Phan$193,915
6thGabriel Thaler$129,275

Legends of Poker[edit]

  • Casino:Bicycle Casino, Los Angeles[1]
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 6-Day Event: Saturday, August 23, 2008 to Thursday, August 28, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 373
  • Total Prize Pool: $3,520,738
  • Number of Payouts: 36
  • Winning Hand: 33
Final Table
1stJohn Phan$1,116,428
2ndAmit Makhija$563,320
3rdZachary Clark$281,645
4thPaul Smith$246,450
5thTrong Nguyen$211,245
6thKyle Wilson$176,035

Borgata Poker Open[edit]

  • Casino:Borgata, Atlantic City[1]
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 5-Day Event: Sunday, September 14, 2008 to Thursday, September 18, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 516
  • Total Prize Pool: $5,000,000
  • Number of Payouts: 54
  • Winning Hand: AJ
Final Table
1stVivek Rajkumar$1,424,500
2ndSang Kim$750,000
3rdDan Heimiller$387,500
4thJason Strochak$337,500
5thMark Seif$287,500
6thAndrew Knee$237,500

North American Poker Championship[edit]

  • Casino: Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada[1]
  • Buy-in:C$10,000 (US$8,500)
  • 7-Day Event: Friday, October 10, 2008 to Thursday, October 16, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 454
  • Total Prize Pool: C$4,374,475 (US$3,829,391)
  • Number of Payouts: 45
  • Winning Hand: AK
Final Table
1stGlen WitmerC$1,250,352 (US$1,084,256)
2ndGavin SmithC$612,427 (US$542,129)
3rdKathy LiebertC$319,337 (US$282,682)
4thRyan FislerC$262,469 (US$232,341)
5thMarc KaramC$196,851 (US$174,255)
6thJames TrenholmC$153,107 (US$135,533)

Festa Al Lago[edit]

  • Casino: Bellagio, Las Vegas [1]
  • Buy-in: $15,000
  • 7-Day Event: Monday, October 20, 2008 to Sunday, October 26, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 368
  • Total Prize Pool: $5,354,000
  • Number of Payouts: 50
  • Winning Hand: 1010
Final Table
1stBertrand Grospellier$1,411,015
2ndNam Le$943,215
3rdOsmin Dardon$506,245
4thNenad Medic$373,010
5thAdam Levy$266,445
6thWill Mietz$186,510

Foxwoods World Poker Finals[edit]

  • Casino: Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 7-Day Event: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 to Tuesday, November 11, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 412
  • Total Prize Pool: $3,876,508
  • Number of Payouts: 50
  • Winning Hand: AQ
Final Table
1stJonathan Little$1,120,310
2ndJonathan Jaffe$670,636
3rdCharles Marchese$337,256
4thDavid Pham$240,344
5thJack Schanbacher$182,196
6thMike Matusow$124,048

Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic[edit]

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  • Casino: Bellagio, Las Vegas
  • Buy-in: $15,000
  • 7-Day Event: Saturday, December 13, 2008 to Friday, December 19, 2008
  • Number of Entries: 497
  • Total Prize Pool: $7,231,350
  • Number of Payouts: 100
  • Winning Hand:KK
Final Table
1stDavid Rheem$1,538,730
2ndJustin Young$936,760
3rdEvan McNiff$540,440
4thSteve Sung$396,205
5thAmnon Filippi$288,235
6thHoyt Corkins$216,175

Southern Poker Championship[edit]

  • Casino:Beau Rivage, Biloxi
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 4-Day Event: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 to Saturday, January 17, 2009
  • Number of Entries: 283
  • Total Prize Pool: $2,662,747
  • Number of Payouts: 27
  • Winning Hand:A4
Final Table
1stAllen Carter$1,025,500
2ndBobby Suer$501,028
3rdSoheil Shamseddin$263,725
4thHilbert Shirey$184,607
5thTyler Smith$134,500
6thChuck Kim$105,490

L.A. Poker Classic[edit]

  • Casino:Commerce Casino, Los Angeles
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 6-Day Event: Saturday, February 21, 2009 to Thursday, February 26, 2009
  • Number of Entries: 696
  • Total Prize Pool: $6,681,600
  • Number of Payouts: 63
  • Winning Hand: K5
Final Table
1stCornel Andrew Cimpan$1,686,760
2ndBinh Nguyen$935,424
3rdMike Sowers$654,797
4thChris Karagulleyan$430,963
5thPat Walsh$310,694
6thChris Ferguson$240,538

Bay 101 Shooting Star[edit]

  • Casino:Bay 101, San Jose, California
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 5-Day Event: Monday, March 16, 2009 to Friday, March 20, 2009
  • Number of Entries: 391
  • Total Prize Pool: $3 714 500
  • Number of Payouts: 45
  • Winning Hand: A9
Final Table
1stSteve Brecher$1,025,500
2ndKathy Liebert$550,000
3rdChris Moore$291,500
4thTony Behari$230,000
5thThao Le$180,000
6thChau Vu$135,000

Foxwoods Poker Classic[edit]

  • Casino: Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • 6-Day Event: Friday, April 3, 2009 to Wednesday, April 8, 2009
  • Number of Entries: 259
  • Total Prize Pool: $2,436,930
  • Number of Payouts: 30
  • Winning Hand: 76
Final Table
1stVadim Trincher$731,079
2ndAmnon Filippi$409,405
3rdLenny Cortellino$214,449
4thMatt Casterella$138,905
5thAlex Perelberg$106,007
6thJoe Raposa$85,292

WPT World Championship[edit]

  • Casino: Bellagio, Las Vegas
  • Buy-in: $25,000
  • 8-Day Event: Saturday, April 18, 2009 to Saturday, April 25, 2009
  • Number of Entries: 338
  • Total Prize Pool: $8,172,250
  • Number of Payouts: 50
  • Winning Hand: A3
Final Table
1stYevgeniy Timoshenko$2,143,655
2ndRan Azor$1,441,975
3rdBertrand Grospellier$773,940
4thChristian Harder$570,265
5thShannon Shorr$407,340
6thScotty Nguyen$285,135

Other Events[edit]

During season 7 of the WPT there were two special events that did not apply to the Player of the Year standings:

  • The LA Poker Classic Heads Up Championship - February 18-20, 2009 - Commerce Casino - prelude to Event #10: L.A. Poker Classic
  • The WPT Celebrity Invitational - Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2009 - Commerce Casino - postscript to Event #10: L.A. Poker Classic


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