The five-event Wynn High Roller series during the Wynn Millions Main Event in Las Vegas wrapped up Tuesday with Brekstyn Schutten, who also cashed in Event #4, shipping the $15,000 No-Limit Hold’em finale for $219,300.
One day earlier, Bin Weng won the $15,000 No-Limit Hold’em tournament for $219,300. The other winners in the series were Jake Schindler, Daniel Negreanu, and Ali Imsirovic, three of the greatest poker players of all-time.
Negreanu won his fourth poker tournament since July after having gone eight years without a single title. He shipped Event #2: $15,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $216,000.
Weng Takes Down Event #4
Bin Weng won his first career high roller on Monday at the Wynn Las Vegas. In doing so, he beat out a tough field of talented pros and cracked the $1.6 million mark lifetime in live tournaments according to Hendon Mob.
Weng held the chip lead at the final table and never relinquished his advantage. He knocked out four players at the final table, including his heads-up opponent Ren Lin, who earned $138,700 for second place. World Poker Tour (WPT) crusher Darren Elias (seventh place for $36,500) and three-time World Series of Poker (WSOP bracelet winner Jeremy Ausmus (fifth place for $58,400) also reached the final table in the 73-player field, the largest of the series.
Wynn High Roller Series Event #4 Final Table Results
PlacePlayerPrize 1Bin Weng$189,800 2Ren Lin$138,700 3Tony Tran$94,900 4Ilyas Muradi$73,000 5Jeremy Ausmus$58,400 6Ivan Zufic$43,800 7Darren Elias$36,500 8Benjamin Diebold$29,200 9Brekstyn Schutten$21,900
Schutten Wins Event #5
On Wednesday, after busting just short of the money in the $10 million guaranteed Wynn Millions Main Event, Brekstyn Schutten shipped Event #5 in the Wynn High Roller series. He defeated a field of 43 entrants en route to victory in the $15,000 buy-in tournament.
The ICU nurse from Michigan had a tough uphill battle to overcome at the final table. He entered just fourth in chips out of seven players. But he dominated play throughout and came out victorious.
Dragana Lim, the last woman standing in the 2021 WSOP Main Event, took seventh place for $25,800. Dan Smith, one of the best players ever to have never won a WSOP title, went out in sixth place ($38,700). PokerGO founder Cary Katz ended up in fourth place ($70,950), and Schutten dusted off Stanley Tang ($141,900) heads-up to win the tournament.
Wynn High Roller Series Event #5 Final Table Results
PlacePlayerPrize 1Brekstyn Schutten$219,300 2Stanley Tang$141,900 3Sergio Aido$96,750 4Cary Katz$70,950 5Barry Hutter$51,600 6Dan Smith$38,700 7Dragana Lim$25,800
Wynn High Roller Series Winners
TournamentWinnerPrizeEntrants Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’emJake Schindler$166,60049 Event #2: $15,000 No-Limit Hold’emDaniel Negreanu$216,00040 Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’emAli Imsirovic$180,00060 Event #4: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’emBin Weng$189,80073 Event #5: $15,000 No-Limit Hold’emBrekstyn Schutten$219,30043
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