Two Decades in the Making: Will “The Thrill” Failla Wins First Major Title

Written by:
Patrick Flanigan
Published on:
Aug/31/2011
Will “The Thrill” Failla

Will “The Thrill” Failla is the winner of the World Poker Tour’s Legends of Poker main event.  It has taken Failla two decades to win a major event. 

Failla's share was $758,085, the largest tournament score of his career.

2011 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker
Buy-in: $3,500 re-entry
Entries: 757
Prize pool: $2,570,015
Players in the money: 80

1. Will Failla ($758,085)


2. Ken Aldridge ($365,800)


3. Jeff Vertes ($186,400)


4. Joshua Pollock ($128,500)


5. Adam Aronson ($102,800)


6. Owais Ahmed ($77,100)


7. Ray Henson ($64,250)


8. James Carroll ($51,400)


9. David Daneshgar ($38,550)


10. Matt Kay ($29,555)

- Patrick Flanagan, Gambling911.com

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