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Aaron Massey Wins Second Heartland Poker Tour Title In Two Months

Poker Pro Tops Field of 200 Players To Win $78,569


Just seven weeks after winning the Heartland Poker Tour main event at the Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago poker pro Aaron Massey emerged victorious in the HPT Club One main event in Fresno, California.

Massey topped a field of 200 players to win his second title of the year, earning $78,569 for the win. In his prior HPT win Massey overcame a 538-player field. He now has a commanding lead in the tour’s own Player of the Year race.

Speaking of POY races, Massey’s win also earned him 360 Card Player points. This was the Chicago native’s fifth final table appearance of 2014. His first final table of the year came when he finished third in a $1,500 event at the World Series of Poker, earning him $255,209 and 720 POY points.

With this most recent score Massey has climbed into 18th place in the overall standings, with 2,574 total points and $762,856 in year-to-date earnings.

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

Place Player Earnings (USD) POY Points
1 Aaron Massey $78,569 360
2 Danny Gonzales $48,888 300
3 Dee Timmons $29,682 240
4 Jed Hoffman $21,825 180
5 Billy Huynh $16,296 150
6 Chris Taylor $13,386 120
7 Mario Sequeria $11,786 90
8 Sean Drake $10,331 60
9 Kevork Vorperian $8,730 30