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Greg Raymer Wins Third Heartland Poker Tour Title of 2012

Former WSOP Champ Has Won $265,937 This Year On HPT


Greg RaymerGreg Raymer achieved a Heartland Poker Tour hat trick by winning his third HPT title in roughly as many months, taking down the Prairie Meadows title just outside of Des Moines, Iowa for $72,089.

The 2004 World Series of Poker main event champion won his first HPT title on July 30th at the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico for $71,875 and followed that up with an even bigger win at the HPT St. Louis main event, taking home $121,973.

The “Fossilman” has now earned $265,937 in HPT events, bringing his career live tournament earnings to more than $7.2 million.

In addition to the money, Raymer also earned 336 Card Player Player of the Year points for winning his ninth career title. As a result, he has moved into 171st place in the overall standings with 1,080 total points.

Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Greg Raymer $72,089 336
2 Chad Lawson $41,771 280
3 Craig Casino $26,275 224
4 Ben Stroh $22,233 168
5 Ed Sinnott $16,978 140
6 Josh Birkenbeul $14,526 112
7 James Swearngin $10,780 84
8 Blake Cavanagh $9,432 56
9 Raymond Behnke $8,624 28


over 8 years ago

whats Raymer doing on the Heartland tour shouldn't he be on the WPT or WSOP circuit.


over 8 years ago

congrats mr ramer