Hot Model Lilly Kiletto Wins $55,607 At Californian Poker Tournament

Hot Model Lilly Kiletto Wins $55,607 At Californian Poker TournamentStunning exotic model Lilly Kiletto narrowly missed out on winning her first ever poker tournament title, after finishing runner-up at the 2014 Heartland Poker Tour Rancho Mirage for $55,607. Nevertheless, the impressive result represented just her third ever biggest score, last year having also finished runner-up at the WPT $3,500 Lucky Hearts Poker Open for $191,880, and 5th at the WPT Montreal $3,500 Main Event for $129,543. In total, Lily Kiletto has now won $436,370 since cashing in at her first live tournament in 2011.
This time around, Lily entered a $1,650 HPT Main Event, which was hosted at the Agua Caliente Casino in California. The competition attracted a field of 263 players to create a prize pool worth $375,720, and counted amongst its numbers were some of the game’s biggest talents, including Phil Hellmuth, Greg Raymer, and HPT’s Player of the Year Allen Kessler. After the final table of nine had been reached on the third day, Lilly Kiletto was able to overcome a tough final table, which included WSOP bracelet winner Dan Heimiller, to eventually face off against Mark Jones for the title.
The heads-up battle then proved a dramatic affair as Florida’s Lilly Kiletto took on her California business owner opponent, with $34,562 separating a first from second place finish. After Kiletto’s chip stack fell below that of Jones, she was then able to get it all in preflop with her A-J ahead of her opponent’s K-10. Unfortunately for her, the board subsequently ran out 6-4-3-Q-10 to consign her to a runner-up finish worth $55,607, while Mark Jones was crowned the 2014 HPT Rancho Mirage champion.
Going into the final table, Jones commented, “I am a recreational player so I have lots of challenges ahead of me.” After defeating Lilly Kiletto for the title, Jones added, “It’s certainly a life-changing experience.”
Final Table Results:
1st Mark Jones         $90,169
2nd Lilly Kiletto    $55,607
3rd Ron Hauser       $37,572
4th Dan Heimiller    $26,676
5th Triet Nguyen     $20,665
6th Chris DeMaci     $16,907
7th Larry Kenzy      $14,090
8th Chris Karambinis $11,835
9th Stan Barshak      $9,769

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