WPT L.A Poker Classic: Final Table Set, Kevin Jonna Wins High Roller

Chris Moorman.

The World Poker Tour television final table of six is set at the L.A. Poker Classic. Michael Rocco and Chris Moorman will be the two big stacks when play kicks off today.

Michael Rocco will start the final table in a good chip lead with 5,615,000. Right behind him are online tournament legend Chris Moorman (3,190,000) and Patrick Bruel (2,280,000).

Moorman, who has won over $10 million playing online tournaments and almost $3 million playing live tournaments, is still chasing his first major live tournament title. He has had few close calls before, and it remains to be seen can he seal the deal this time.

Here is a look at the final table seating chart with chip counts:

Seat 1.  Chris Moorman  -  3,190,000  (106 bb)
Seat 2.  Patrick Bruel  -  2,280,000  (76 bb)
Seat 3.  Josh Neufeld  -  1,930,000  (64 bb)
Seat 4.  Glenn Lafaye  -  1,855,000  (61 bb)
Seat 5.  Adam Friedman  -  1,150,000  (38 bb)
Seat 6.  Michael Rocco  -  5,615,000  (187 bb)

Final table prizes:

1.     $1,015,460
2.     $662,840
3.     $423,440
4.     $332,190
5.     $264,520
6.     $200,440

The final table will begin at 4 p.m. PT today and you can follow the action from www.worldpokertour.com.

 

Kevin Jonna Wins 2014 L.A. Poker Classic $25,400 Commerce High Roller

In addition to the L.A. Poker Classic main event, a $25,400 buy-in High Roller tournament was played this week at the Commerce Casino.

A total of 25 players decided to take part in the High Roller, including players like Phil Galfond, Ben Sulsky and Matt Marafioti.

Eventually it came down between Kevin Jonna and Matt Marafioti for the title - the two struck a deal that saw Jonna walk away with the title and over $25,000 in extra prize money. Only the top three players ended up in the money in this small tournament.

Final result for L.A. Poker Classic High Roller tournament:

1.    Kevin Jonna    $262,840*
2.    Matt Marafioti    $237,160*
3.    Jason Koon    $125,000

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