Will Failla Wins $4m From Poker Tournaments

Will Failla Wins $4m From Poker TournamentsWill “The Thrill” Failla’s live poker earnings have just hit the $4 million mark after taking down the $1,000 Borgata Poker Open in Atlantic City on 7th September. Furthermore, Failla has now won a total of five titles at the Borgata Open Series, making his achievement an all-time record.
The re-buy event was held at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, and managed to attract a field of 159 players to create a prize pool worth $159,000. It would then take Failla two days to overcome the tough field to claim the title, and collect the $46,269 first place prize.
After making all the way to the final table, Failla eventually found himself three-handed against Anthony Zinno and Jonas Wexler. It would then take a further eight hours before Will Failla bested Wexler heads-up to claim the Borgata Open $1,090 no-limit hold’em re-entry title.
Final table payouts as follows:
1 Will Failla – $46,269
2 Jonas Wexler – $25,448
3 Anthony Zinno – $14,652
4 Michael Sneideman – $12,338
5 Ryan Feldman – $9,254
6 Glen Minxolli – $7,712
7 Cary Marshall – $6,169
8 William Jennings – $4,627
9 Xin Jin – $3,470
As well as being one of the most talented pros on the circuit, Will “The Thrill” Failla is also one of its most colourful characters. Last year, the US pro was appointed company spokesman at BubbleProtection.com, a business which offers insurance to poker players from bubbling in tournaments. Describing their latest recruit at the time, Bubble Protection CEO ,” Eugene Castro, said:
“Will is recognized by his peers as one of the most talented tournament players in the world. Will is one of the most popular people on the pro tour. He makes one of the more frustrating endeavors we engage in a bit more tolerable due to his infectious laugh, hilarious off-the-cuff remarks or a simple pat on your shoulder.”

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