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WPT Jacksonville BestBet Open 2012 Down to Three
The WPT Jacksonville BestBet Open 2012 was down to three people last Wednesday evening: James Calderaro, Darren Elias and Shawn Cunix.
All three will receive a hefty six digit payout with 1st getting $400,600, 2nd getting $236,560 and 3rd getting $147,850.
Just before 8:15 pm EST:
Shawn Cunix raises from the button to 150,000, and James Calderaro (big blind) says, "I'm gonna give you one," as he folds A-2 offsuit face up. Cunix takes the blinds and antes.
Seat 1. James Calderaro - 4,455,000
Seat 5. Shawn Cunix - 1,500,000
Seat 6. Darren Elias - 3,625,000
James Calderaro has won $1,223,954 in live tournaments to date. His biggest two wins were:
40th World Series of Poker 2009
Event #57 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em Championship 13th $633,022 Nov 7, 2009
41st World Series of Poker 2010
Event #38 - WSOP Pot Limit Hold'em Championship 3rd $284,845 Jun 20, 2010
Shawn Cunix has enjoyed some success with over $700,000 in live winnings to date.
His success included the following:
Festa Al Lago Classic / WPT Season 8
WPT No Limit Hold'em Championship 6th $168,970 Oct 21, 2009
Borgata Poker Open / WPT Season 7
Event #12 - No Limit Hold'em 2nd $193,800 Sep 12, 2008 Five Star World Classic Poker Classic / WPT World Championship-Season 6
Event #3 - No Limit Hold'em 1st $127,370 Apr 4, 2008
Darren Elias of Los Angeles has won over $127,000 in live tournaments with one 1st place finish at the Southern Poker Championship in January 2011. His biggest win was a 3rd place finish at the Season 8 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.
- Nagesh Rath, Gambling911.com
Submitted by Nagesh Rath on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 20:28