Jared Hamby strikes Liebert at WPC

Kathy Liebert

The prize pool in the WPT Championship at the Bellagio will be enormous, but there is lots of money to be won in the side events at the Fifth Annual Five Star World Poker Classic as well. Ask Jared Hamby, who has won two tournaments in five days for a total of $522,735.

On April 10, Hamby defeated 250 players to take home $223,780 in Event 4 - $2,500 No-Limit Texas Hold'em.

Event 7, a $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em tournament, had a bigger starting field with 483 players registered. But that wasn't enough to stop Jared Hamby.

Hamby defeated experienced pro Kathy Liebert heads-up to win his second tournament at the Bellagio and $298,955 in prize money.

Results from the Fifth Annual Five Star World Poker Classic:

Event 8, $2,500 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Results:

1stJesse Martin$289,740
2nd Scott Clements $163,205
3rd Paul Sptalnic $96,320
4th Paul Alterman $46,625
5th Noah Boeken $34,975
6th Tuan Nguyen $27,200
7th Chuck Boncich $17,430
8th Spiderman $15,545
9th Kenna James $12,435

Event 7, $2,000 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Results:

1stJared Hamby$298,955
2nd Kathy Liebert $164,075
3rd David Daneshgar $86,595
4th Justin Gaines $50,120
5th Chad Layne $36,460
6th Charles Pacheco $25,525
7th Jonathan Little $18,230
8th Glynn Beebe $14,585
9th Sathiyaraj $12,760

Event 6, $1,500 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Results:

1stAnh Van Nguyen$303,320
2nd Matthew Casterella $166,695
3rd Mike Landers $87,975
4th Ted Lawson $50,940
5th Jim Pechac $37,045
6th Jay Jones $25,930
7th Mark Muchnik $18,520
8th Juan Fra $14,815
9th Ory Hen $12,965

When the WPT Championship event begins April 21, you will find the best coverage at PokerListings.com. In our Live Tournaments Section we will give you the latest live updates, exclusive interviews and blogs.

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