Moreno, Maquire, Lewis Climb Into Top 10 of PokerGO.com Tour Leaderboard
With the conclusion of the first-ever Wynn Millions tournament, three new players have landed in the top 10 of the PokerGO Tour leaderboard. Andrew Moreno, Clayton Maguire, and Toby Lewis each picked up 1,200 points for finishing first, second, and third in the Wynn Millions.
2021 PokerGO Tour Top 10 (as of Monday, July 5)
- Ali Imsirovic – 1,897 points
- Sean Perry – 1,421 points
- Andrew Moreno – 1,200 points
- Clayton Maquire – 1,200 points
- Toby Lewis – 1,200 points
- Sean Winter – 1,150 points
- Sam Soverel – 852 points
- Chris Brewer – 816 points
- David Peters – 646 points
- Brock Wilson – 627 points
Moreno won the Wynn Millions for $1.46 million, topping a field of 1,328 entries. The event had a big $10 million guarantee that was surpassed thanks to the turnout and a $12.483 million prize pool was generated. Moreno, Maguire, and Lewis agreed to a three-handed deal with money left to play for.
When the deal was made, Moreno had the least amount of chips, with Lewis second in chips and Maguire in the lead. Maguire locked up the most money, but it was Moreno who came from behind to win the additional $313,000 that was left to play for. Maguire picked up an additional $100,000 for finishing in second. Maguire wound up with $1.443 million in prize money and Lewis took $1.235 million.
Perry Scores Victory In ARIA High Roller #19
Sean Perry has been chasing Ali Imsirovic on the PokerGO Tour leaderboard for the entire year, but he did himself a favor by winning ARIA High Roller #19 to narrow the gap by 165 points. Coming into the event, Perry was 741 points behind Imsirovic. After the win, Perry closed the gap to 576 points.
The ARIA High Roller that Perry won was the venue’s 19th of the year. It was a $25,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament that attracted a field of 28 entries and generated a prize pool of $675,000. Perry was one of four players to finish in the money and defeated Stephen Chidwick in heads-up play to take home the $275,160 first-place prize.
In addition to Perry and Chidwick, Alex Foxen and Nick Petrangelo were the other two players to cash, taking third place and fourth place, respectively.
What’s Next for the PokerGO Tour?
The first-ever Wynn Millions tournament was a big success that generated some truly enormous paydays. Next up on the PokerGO Tour is the inaugural PokerGO Cup. The series features eight events, with buy-ins ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, and the winner of the entire series will walk away with an additional $50,000 prize. All PokerGO Cup events will be streamed on PokerGO.com.