Dutch Boyd wins Event 3 at World Poker Classic

Dutch Boyd
Russ "Dutch" Boyd has cashed twice at the sixth annual Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Russ "Dutch" Boyd is showing fine form at the sixth annual Five Diamond World Poker Classic. The Californian won Event 3 at the Bellagio and took home $237,685 in prize money.

The competition in the $2,500 No-Limit Texas Hold'em tournament was tough, with 2007 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Tom Schneider reaching the final table, and strong players such as Shannon Shorr and Kenna James finishing in the top 15.

A total of 247 players entered the event, creating a $598,975 prize pool.

Russ "Dutch" Boyd, who finished in the money in Event 1 as well, snatched the largest part of the prize money after defeating Jack Duncan in the heads-up match for the title.

Final-table results:

Place Name Prize
1st Dutch Boyd $237,685
2nd Jack Duncan $126,165
3rd Osmin Dardon $63,080
4th Tom Schneider $34,415
5th Michael Pesek $25,805
6th "Toto" Leonidas $20,070
7th Christopher Bush $14,335
8th Vivek Rajkumar $11,470
9th Wade Woelfel $9,175

Event 2 of the Five Diamond World Poker Classic has been decided as well, with 292 players entering the $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em tournament.

Michael Katz defeated Michael Carson heads-up to win the tournament and $132,980 in prize money.

Final-table results:

Place Name Prize
1st Michael Katz $132,980
2nd Michael Carson $128,605
3rd Alan Smurfit $58,860
4th Thanh Ngoc Tran $31,860
5th Matt Rosen $24,345
6th Andreas Walnum $18,935
7th David Levi $13,525
8th Marc Cornelis $10,820
9th Qui Nguyen $8,655

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