WPT LA Poker Classic Final Table Underway TodayFebruary 29, 2012 12:52 pm
After five gruelling days of action at the Commerce Casino, the $10,000 buy-in WPT Main Event final table has been set, consisting of some of the best young pros in the game.
The concluding day of the $1,370,240 top prize tournament gets underway at 4:00 pm PT today, and the remaining six players will line-up as follows:
1 Sean Jazayeri – 4,380,000
2 David Sands – 4,010,000
3 Noah Schwartz – 3,835,000
4 Dan Kelly – 2,570,000
5 Jason Burt – 835,000
6 Jason Somerville – 840,000
As the action resumes with blinds at 30k/60k and 10k ante, the least known player Sean Jazayeri will be out in front with 73 big blinds. The Bellevue, Washington resident has earned $129,309 from live tournaments,
Jason Burt in 5th (13BB) is the other less experienced player at the table with $276,881 in live earnings, but both Jazayeri and Burt are now already guaranteed a further $202,910 boost to their bankrolls for reaching the final table.
Next, there are two WSOP bracelet holders in the guise of Jason Somerville with $1,732,770 in live winnings, and Dan “djk123” Kelly, who has amassed an incredible $5,154,452 online, as well as a further $1,412,069 playing live.
Lastly, the final table is completed by one of the highest ranked online players David “Doc Sands” Sands ($2,862,603 online, $1,951,811 live) and Noah Schwartz, who is at his third WPT final table. The Florida pro has also earned $1,858,357 playing live and $780,357 online.
With such a talented group of players and huge rewards up for grabs, the final table televised action is sure to be one of the toughest and most exciting yet seen.
The payout structure is as follows,
Falling just short of the final table on Day 5 was Nick Binger in 17th ($39,530), Joe Hachem in 12th ($60,610), Jason Dewitt in 11th ($60,610), Sorel Mizzi in 10th ($60,610) and David Pham in 8th ($110,680).