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A Look Back at the 2021 Wynn Fall Classic

MattHansen • Niveau 25: 25,000-50,000, 50,000 ante
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The 2021 Wynn Fall Classic ran from late September through November 21. During that time, more than 21,000 entrants competed and in excess of $25 million in prize money was awarded.

PokerNews was on-site to provide live updates from some of the marquee events including:

There was a slew of big side event winners throughout the series, which included Argentina’s Federico Castaine, who became the first six-figure winner of the 2021 Wynn Fall Classic after topping a 1,790-entry field to win the $1,600 buy-in, $1,000,000 GTD NLH event for $361,180.

Another big winner was poker veteran Shawn Rice, who bested a 786-entry field to win the $1,100 NLH Seniors tournament, which nearly doubled its $400,000 guarantee by creating a $766,350 prize pool. Rice, who hails from Texas, took down $116,039 for his victory. It marked the second-largest score of his career, which dates back to 1994.

Meanwhile, players like David Brookshire ($550 H.O.R.S.E. $50K GTD for $29,110), David Jackson ($550 NLH $100K GTD for $46,033), Eric Mizrahi ($500 NLH $100K GTD for $41,025), and Fabio Freitas ($400 NLH for $21,182) all claimed titles.

2021 Wynn Fall Classic Winners

DateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerHometownPrize
09/30/21$400 NLH $40K GTD193$66,585.00Mike YoungmanDeerfield, IL$16,476.00
10/01/21$400 NLH $40K GTD204$70,380.00Johnny OshanaLos Gatos, CA$14,871.00
10/02/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD300$294,000.00Maziar KesharvarziSan Antonio, TX$71,281.00
10/03/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD263$257,740.00Bin WengPhiladelphia, PA$65,136.00
10/04/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD325$318,500.00Mr. ZhuChina$62,466.00
10/05/21$1600 NLH $1M GTD1790$2,595,500.00Federico CastaineArgentina$361,180.00
10/09/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD339$332,220.00Michael LeanesBakersfield, CA$77,679.00
10/11/21$2200 NLH Mystery Bounty $2M GTD2333$3,032,900.00Pete ChenTaiwan$289,193.00
10/15/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD408$399,840.00Roland RokitaAustria$87,341.00
10/16/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD393$385,140.00Tan NguyenEvans, GA$71,932.00
10/17/21$400 NLH Ladies $40K GTD171$58,995.00Chien WengTaiwan$16,318.00
10/17/21$1600 PLO $500 Bounty $200K GTD274$398,670.00Jiaqi ZuColumbia, MD$63,442.00
10/18/21$1600 NLH $500 Bounty $200K GTD368$351,440.00Paulo Porto CillenaSpain$67,535.00
10/19/21$550 H.O.R.S.E. $50K GTD240$115,200.00David BrookshireBaltimore, MD$29,110.00
10/22/21$1100 PLO $100k GTD336$329,280.00Roee ShalomIsrael$57,643.00
10/23/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD342$335,160.00Anthony DenoveHollywood, CA$78,336.00
10/24/21$1100 NLH Seniors $400K GTD786$766,350.00Shawn RiceLubbock, TX$116,039.00
10/26/21$550 Omaha 8/B $50K GTD178$85,440.00John HensenGreenfield, MA$23,629.00
10/27/21$550 NLH $5K Survivor $100K GTD459$220,320.0044 WinnersN/A$5,000.00
10/29/21$3500 NLH Championship $3M GTD1,775$5,724,375.00Jeremy KottlerOjai, CA$643,267.00
11/02/21$550 NLH $100K GTD666$319,680.00Ying WangMenlo Park, CA$57,283.00
11/03/21$550 NLH $100K GTD439$210,720.00David JacksonJacksonville, FL$46,033.00
11/04/21$1100 NLH $400K GTD1,438$1,402,050.00Milos IvanovicLanham, MD$201,898.00
11/08/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD544$533,120.00Jacob NaumannLargo, FL$100,000.00
11/09/21$1100 NLH $200K GTD444$435,120.00Andrew BonyAustin, TX$76,859.00
11/10/21$550 NLH $100K GTD675$324,000.00Yuliyari KolavBulgaria$61,394.00
11/11/21$550 NLH $100K GTD705$338,400.00Ophir AtarOak Park, CA$52,732.00
11/12/21$550 NLH $100K GTD544$261,120.00Constantinos PsallidasCanada$53,396.00
11/13/21$550 NLH $100K GTD494$237,120.00Eric MizrahiLas Vegas, NV$41,025.00
11/14/21$550 NLH $100K GTD308$147,840.00John BunchtLas Vegas, NV$25,411.00
11/18/21$1,600 Mystery Bounty2,573$3,730,850Evan SandbergUnited States$293,322
11/19/21$400 NLH277$95,565Asi EliasUnited States$21,645
11/20/21$400 NLH259$89,335Michael KilloryUnited States$18,261
11/21/21$400 NLH243$83,835Fabio FreitasBrazil$21,182