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Card Player Poker Tour Choctaw -- Day 2 Results

936 Entries in First Event, Tejada and McGee Win

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The second day of preliminary events at the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Choctaw saw the tournament room fully packed, with each of the events having solid turnouts. Event 1 continues on to Saturday, while event 3 and the nightly $125 determined champions.

Here are the results for Friday’s events:

Event 1 — $235 No-Limit Hold’em Re-Entry ($100,000 Guarantee)

Day 1B of the first event of the series drew a massive 528 entries, combining with day 1A’s 408 for a total of 936 entries. As a result of the impressive turnout, this $235 buy-in built a $177,840 prize pool, smashing the event’s $100,000 guarantee. A total of 99 players will make the money, with the eventual champion set to take home $33,779.

The 125 survived the two starting days will combine on Saturday at noon and play down to a champion.

Event 3 — $200 No-Limit Hold’em

Sebastian TejadaKaty, Texas’ Sebastian Tejada has won event 3 of the CPPT Choctaw, earning $8,843 for the win. Tejada topped a 219-player field to earn the lion’s share of the $36,113 prize pool, defeating runner-up Michael Romero in the early hours of Saturday.

Tejada is no stranger to tournament success at Choctaw, having final tabled two events at the Native American Casino Poker Tour, including a ninth-place finish in that series’ main event.

Here is the complete payout information from the final table:

Place Player Earnings
1 Sebastian Tejada $8,843
2 Michael Romero $5,456
3 Jonathan Alfonso $3,978
4 Raymond Kilpatrick $2,942
5 Terry Crider $2,209
6 Arthur Navarro $1,685
7 Christopher Parr $1,305
8 Kasra Khodayarkhani $1,026
9 Philip Holmes $818

Nightly 7 p.m. $125 No-Limit Hold’em

William McGeeA total of 154 players posted the $125 buy-in for the nightly event, building a $14,938 prize pool. In the end, Oklahoma City’s William McGee emerged victorious, taking home $4,033 for the win.

Here is the complete payout information from the final table:

Place Player Earnings
1 William McGee $4,033
2 Louay Aamer $2,493
3 James Barlow $1,794
4 Adam Metz $1,315
5 Larry Bolin $918
6 Cherie Baber $744
7 William Payne $575
8 Myrna Bourland $451
9 Jesse McVicker $359

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