Shawn Busse Wins 2017 CPPT Ocean's 11 San Diego for $49k

Shawn Busse Wins 2017 CPPT Ocean's 11 San Diego for $49kShawn Busse has won the $250 buy-in Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic, after overcoming a field of 920 players on his way to lifting the title, and collecting the tournament’s $48,910 first place prize.
Furthermore, Shawn Busse took down the largest CPPT main event yet seen in its three-year run at the Southern California casino, with the second largest in April 2016 when Robert DeAgazio beat 778 players to win $23,813, and the third largest in January 2017 when Barry Knowlton outlasted 582 competitors to take home $17,157.
As a result of his latest victory, Busse now boasts $1,261,701 in live earnings, with his $48,910 prize representing the fifth largest of his professional career. Busse’s biggest winning year of $648,697, however, came in 2010 after he took down WSOP $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event for a gold bracelet, and an impressive $485,791 payday.
The $250 CPPT Main Event featured a prize pool of $238,100, with 116 players subsequently seeing a return on their money, including last woman standing Ebony Kenney in 12th, and WSOP bracelet winner Gavin Griffin in 11th ($3,360). After the final table of nine got underway, start of the day chip leader Andrew Wisdom eventually bowed out in 4th place for $14,525, and after Steven Silverstein did likewise in 3rd ($19,220), it was left to Shawn Busse and Britton Scheibe to battle it out for the title.
Scheibe had just two tournament cashes before this competition, including a cash at the 2015 WSOP $565 No Limit Hold’em The Colossus for $4,474, and after being defeated heads-up by Busse now increases his tournament winnings to $32,120.
Final Table Results:
1: Shawn Busse $48,910
2: Britton Scheibe $26,190
3: Steven Silverstein $19,220
4: Andrew Wisdom $14,525
5: Ali Salehi $11,085
6: Brad Hofer $8,530
7: Lawrence Berg $6,645
8: Raymond Hilbert $5,235
9: Andre Verardi $4,170
The iconic Ocean’s 11 Casino is situated by the beach in the beautiful city of Oceanside in San Diego, California. The venue boasts 50 poker and table games, and holds daily tournaments throughout the week, including a $10,000 guarantee Deepstack event at the weekend.

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