Jesse Sylvia Wins the WPT Borgata Poker Open



Jesse Sylvia has done it!

On Friday night, Sept. 23, 2016, Sylvia defeated Zach Grunberg in head-uo play in the Season XV World Poker Tour® $3,500 Championship to win the $821,811 first-place prize and WPT title. Sylvia finished atop a massive field of 1,179 entries to earn the first major live tournament victory of his career.

Sylvia’s victory includes an entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions, a WPT Champions Trophy, a Hublot King Power Unico Carbon and Red watch, a pair of gold Monster 24K headphones, and his name will be inscribed on the one-and-only WPT Champions Cup, alongside every other WPT champion from all 15 seasons.

WPT Borgata Poker Open Final Table

1Jesse Sylvia$821,811
2Zach Gruneberg$490,617
3Taha Maruf$300,031
4Simon Lam$250,970
5Chris Limo$207,569
6Farid Jattin$167,942