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

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