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Patel Wins Foxwoods Poker Classic

He Outlasts 415 Player to Take Home Trophy


The World Poker Tour's Foxwoods Poker Classic ended last night when Raj Patel won all the chips. For his victory, he received $1,298,405.

The Foxwoods Poker Classic attracted 415 players, who generated a prize pool of more than $3.8 million. Paul Matteo, who hasn't had a cash in a major tournament since 2005, finished second and won $643,275.

The top 10 finishers were:

  • Raj Patel, $1,298,405
  • Paul Matteo, $643,275
  • Antonio Cavezza, $370,370
  • Fred Goldberg, $233,918
  • Seth Berger, $175,439
  • Allen Kessler, $136,452
  • Carl Restifo, $116,959
  • Ted Lawson, $97,466
  • Luis Vazquez, $77,972

The $10,000 event capped an 11-tournament series that included events with buy-ins from $300 to $5,000, plus the championship. This episode of the WPT premieres Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Please click here to see a list of the complete payouts.



over 14 years ago

i agree, what's the deal cardplayer, no love for new england?


over 14 years ago

i to totelly agree foxwoods being my home casino suprised with how small the article is doesnt tell me much o well come on if 1 big name pro made the final table there would have been a huge article like always