Alex Foxen Wins LAPC $25K High Roller for $424k

Alex Foxen Wins LAPC $25K High Roller for $424kThe 2018 WPT Los Angeles Poker Classic took place at the Commerce Casino in California from January 9th to March 1st, with its 67 tournament schedule having draw to a close with the conclusion of its $120 LAPC Sendoff.
One of the tournaments featured at the WPT L.A. Poker Classic was its $25k Rockstar Energy High Roller, with 50 players entering the event to create a prize pool of $1,250,000. Two days of action later, and it was rising star William Foxen who would eventually walk away with a top prize worth $424,625, already making 2018 his second most successful to date.
As a result, Foxen now boasts $2,677,585 in career earnings, with his biggest score to date recorded last year after finishing runner-up at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event for a whopping $1,134,202. In addition to his live results, the 26 year-old has also amassed a further $1,803,196 online, half of which was won under the screen name bigfox86 on PokerStars.
After Darren Elias was eliminated on the last table bubble, Foxen took a sizeable chip lead with just six finalists remaining. Half an hour later, and Foxen took care of Isaac Baron in 6th, before doing likewise to Eli Berg in 5th. Following Samuel Panzica’s exit in 4th, Foxen (9-9) then called Maria Ho’s (A-5) preflop shove to eliminate her in 3rd, after which it was left to Foxen and Petrangelo to battle it out for the title.
Despite being one of the most accomplished pros at the final table with $10,145,896 in earnings, Petrangelo still had his work cut out as at this stage he was sitting on just 20 big blinds, and behind in chips by 7-1. Needless to say, the heads-up battle was soon settled after Petrangelo checked called his opponent’s all-in shove holding K-4 on a 10-8-6-4-2 board. Unfortunately for him, Foxen (6-2) had made two pair, and so Petrangelo received $283,250 for his runner-up finish, while Alex Foxen was crowned the champion.
Final Table Results:
1: Alex Foxen $424,625
2: Nick Petrangelo $283,250
3: Maria Ho $188,875
4: Samuel Panzica $131,000
5: Eli Berg $94,625
6: Isaac Baron $71,375
7: Darren Elias $56,250

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