Darren Elias leading with 9,070,000 chips in 2019 LAPC Main Event

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  • 08 March,2019

The LA Poker Classic 2019 is in the books except the last event: $10k WPT Championship Main Event reaching Final Table of 6. It will be played out on 11th March and the champion will be declared then. Rainer Kempe was also among the winner of this series.

The Main Event Final Table has seen USA’s Darren Elias leading with 9,070,000 chips. Following him is David Baker at 2nd place with 4,760,000 chips. The Final Table on 11th March will be streamed from HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor in Las Vegas.

A total of 546 entries were attracted from all starting flights and only 69 of them were paid. The buy-in created the prize pool of $5,168,270 out of which $1 million will go to the winner of the tournament.

Day 5 action of the Main Event saw the field fiercely contested till the FT of 6 was reached. The field mostly consisted of locals and a few Indian-origin players as well. Once the bubble was reached, the pay-outs started flowing from Rafael Oliveira (69th – $17,230). Gordon Vayo was also in the mix but busted at 36th for $26,830.US pro Jean-Claude Moussa reached the FT and has bagged 1,250,000 chips at the end of final day.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Darren Elias – 9,070,000
  2. David Baker – 4,760,000
  3. Matas Cimbolas – 4,675,000
  4. Jean-Claude Moussa – 1,250,000
  5. Steve Yea – 1,050,000
  6. John Smith – 895,000