Jeremy Meacham Takes Circuit Victory at Foxwoods
One of the longest-standing tournament poker facilities in the Northeast, Foxwoods played host to the World Series of Poker Circuit and a field of 486 entrants. Coming out on top and claiming the $156,735 first place prize was Jeremy Meacham. This isn’t the first main event victory of the year for Meacham, who also won the WPTDS Main Event in Jacksonville in March.That win earned Meacham $117,551.
Additionally, Meacham made his third straight final table in this event, improving on his third place finish last year and sixth place result in 2015. Finishing at the final table of this event were Larry Greenberg, Galen Hall and WSOP Colossus final tablist, Ralph Massey.
WPTDS Goes West
Season 4 of the WPT DeepStacks ventured to Reno, Nevada last weekend for their $1,100 buy-in event. The guarantee of $250,000 was narrowly met and the total entrants reached 264. Tony Piscitelli won the event and first place prize of $59,468. WPTDS heads to Portugal and Casino Vilamoura this weekend before returning back to the United States on September 8 to go to Immokalee, FL.
MSPT Heads To Wild Bill Country
The Mid-States Poker Tour has been busy the past few weeks and made another tour stop over the weekend. A few miles east of the South Dakota border, the MSPT put a $150,000 guarantee on the line that drew 216 players. Ahmed Taleb came out on top and took home $54,089 at the Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood, IA. Next up for the MSPT is a trip to Columbus, OH from September 22-24 for a $200,000 guaranteed main event.
Shaun Deeb Wins Capital Region Classic
Rivers Casino in Schenectady, NY played host last week to the Poker Night in America heads up special “King Of The Hill” while also live streaming high stakes cash games. In the midst of the all, the second Capital Region Classic played out with a $260 Day buy-in and eight starting flights all culminating to a $100,000 guarantee. Players had the option to buy-in for effectively the chip average on Day 2 for $1,100 and that is what Shaun Deeb elected to do.
Deeb ran up his starting stack of 100,000 to the chip lead early on and carried that wave into a three-way deal. Officially listed as the winner of the 733 entrants, Deeb collected $36,559 for his one day of play and claimed victory in his home region.