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Ana Marquez Wins Hollywood Poker Open Championship at The M Resort Spa Casino

Marquez Earns First Major Title and $320,189 First-Place Prize


Ana MarquezThe Hollywood Poker Open at the M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas drew a massive field of 631 players for their $2,500 buy-in event, shattering their $500,000 guarantee with a $1,423,062 prize pool.

The final table was stacked with pros such as Ben Palmer, Scott Schwalich, Max Greenwood, Sam Stein, Ramzi Jelassi, Kory Kilpatrick and Ryan Tepen, but it was Ana Marquez, a poker pro from Malaga, Spain.

Marquez earned her first major tournament title and the $320,189 first-place prize.

“I can’t believe I won,” said Marquez. “Everything was super perfect. [The players] really liked the M. Everything was run very well. We hope they do more in the future.”

Here is a look at the final table results.

Place Player Name Payout POY Points
1 Ana Marquez $320,189 1260
2 Ryan Tepen $197,806 1050
3 Kory Kilpatrick $129,641 840
4 Ramzi Jelassi $90,080 630
5 Sam Stein $65,461 525
6 Max Greenwood $50,803 420
7 Scott Schwalich $42,692 315
8 Ben Palmer $35,577 210
9 Stephen Hesse $28,461 105