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Ty Reiman Wins 2013 Million Dollar Heater Main Event At Beau Rivage

Pro Earns $185,510 For Topping 255-Player Field


Ty ReimanA total of 255 players turned out for the 2013 Million Dollar Heater $2,500 buy-in main event at Biloxi, Mississippi’s Beau Rivage Resort Casino, building a prize pool of $618,375. The last player standing was tournament pro Ty Reiman, known as “puffinmypurp” online.

For the win the Morton, Illinois resident earned $185,510 and 612 Card Player Player of the Year points. As a result, Reiman now sits in 18th place in the overall standings, increasing his career live tournament earnings to more than $2.5 million. Reiman also has online tournament earnings in excess of $1.6 million.

A total of 27 players made the money in this event. Tournament pro Jacob Bazeley notched his 140th cash when he finished ninth for $12,368.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Ty Reiman $185,510 612
2 Lyle Vincent $98,940 510
3 Tim Hebert $55,654 408
4 Bert Ladner $43,286 306
5 Toan Trinh $37,103 255
6 Craig Thames $30,919 204
7 James Arruebarena $24,735 153
8 Cory Pansano $18,551 102
9 Jacob Bazeley $12,368 51