Brandon Barnes of Taylor, Mich., took home the trophy and $212,500 Monday in the Florida State Poker Championships main event at the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach.
The $5,300 buy-in drew 188 players. The final four players, including WPT Hard Rock Poker Showdown champ Tommy Vedes, chopped up the top prize money, based on chip count. Barnes also had some success at the WPT series, in a three-way chop for first in a $2K event. He also finished third in an earlier event in the Isle series this month.
The results, courtesy of the Isle:
Brandon BarnesTaylor, MI***$212,500Adam LevyCoconut Creek, FL***$187,000Hans WinzlerMiami, FL***$151,000Tommy VedesQueens, NY***$94,340Stuart PatersonHollywood, FL$58,750Darryll FishFort Lauderdale, FL$44,650Micah RaskinOld Westbury, NY$34,780Norman ZapczynskiFort Lauderdale, FL$25,850Jake SchindlerBrynmawr, PA$18,330Richard ZipesFort Lauderdale, FL$14,570Richard KirschDavie, FL$14,570Alex CondonSioux City, IA$14,570Steve KarpN. Miami Beach, FL$12,220Philip GurianBoca Raton, FL$12,220Roque AzpuruaPompano Beach, FL$12,220Jordan WunderTampa, FL$10,810Fred GoldbergHollywood, FL$10,810Steve YagudaevGolden Beach, FL$10,810
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