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NACPT Choctaw Prelims -- Silvestri Wins On Day 4

Mario Silvestri & Three Others Won on Day 4

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Day four of the Native American Casino Poker Tour is complete, with a total of four events wrapping up today. Here is all the info on the day’s results:

Event 5 — $300 No-Limit Hold’em

Mario Silvestri Event 5 began on December 3rd, with 217 players putting up the $300 buy-in, building a $55,933 prize pool that would be split among the top 24 finishers. Only nine survived the day, to return to play for the title on Sunday.

Mario Silvestri put his years of experience as a tournament professional to work when he returned as the chip leader. It took just over three hours for the man known as “Pwnasaurus” online to convert his chip lead into a first-place finish. For his win, Silvestri earned $13,982 and 264 Card Player Player of the Year points.

Here is the complete info on final table payouts and POY points awarded:

1. Mario Silvestri – $13,982 (264 POY points)
2. Dennis Myers — $8,643 (220 POY points)
3. Val Wood — $6,290 (176 POY points)
4. William Hesser — $4,625 (132 POY points)
5. Charles Barker — $3,494 (110 POY points)
6. Stacie Morris — $2,665 (88 POY points)
7. Michael Carpenter — $2,064 (66 POY points)
8. Raymond Speck — $1,622 (44 POY points)
9. Gregory Hammond — $1,294 (22 POY points)

Event 7 — $200 No-Limit Hold’em

Steven Booth Event 7 got underway at noon, with 98 players putting up the $200 buy-in and creating a $16,636 prize pool to be split among the top 12 finishers. In the end, the lion’s share of that money went to Steven Booth of Wichita Falls, Texas. Here are the payouts for the final table:

1. Steven Booth — $4,721
2. Jody Rummel — $2,918
3. Sebastian Tejada — $2,077
4. Jerry Randack — $1,509
5. Zachary Donovan — $1,118
6. Lisa Schuessler — $844
7. David Roberts — $649
8. Marisa Swanson — $508
9. Philip Carpenter — $405

Event 8 — $200 Limit Omaha Eight-or-Better

Marion Coleman Event 8, a $200 Omaha eight-or-better event, was the first non-hold’em tournament of the NACPT Choctaw preliminaries. The tournament got underway at 4 p.m., attracting 50 players and building a prize pool of $8,488. Perhaps due to the fact that the game has a limit betting structure and is a split-pot game, this was the last event to finish. In the end, Marion Coleman of McKinney, Texas was the last man standing. Here is the complete payout info:

1. Marion Coleman — $3,015
2. William Bond — $1,863
3. Timothy Frazin — $1,297
4. Billy Pearce — $1,005
5. Sherry Dierksen — $858

Nightly 7 p.m. $125 No-Limit Hold’em

Robert Newman The nightly no-limit hold’em tournament attracted a smaller turnout on this Sunday night, with 25 players putting up the $125 buy-in. The eventual champion was Bossier City, Louisiana resident Robert Newman, who took home $987 for his win. The tournament paid the top three spots, and here is the complete payout information for the event:

1. Robert Newman — $987
2. Glen Doyer — $593
3. Cicely Payne — $395

Stay tuned to Card Player for more coverage of the NACPT Choctaw.