Ramdin, Lagodich & Petronack Among 2022 Wynn Summer Classic Winners

Ramdin, Lagodich & Petronack Among 2022 Wynn Summer Classic Winners

2022 Wynn Summer Classic

This summer, the 2022 Wynn Summer Classic ran alongside the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

This year’s Wynn Summer Classic consisted of dozens of events with buy-ins ranging from $500 to $5,500, including poker variants like Pot-Limit Omaha, Limit Omaha 8 or Better, H.O.R.S.E. and 8-Game Mix. The series offered over $15.8 million in guaranteed prize money, including seven events with seven-figure guarantees.

PokerNews offered live updates from several events:

Here’s a look at some other winners from the 2022 Wynn Summer Classic.

Victor Ramdin Back on Winning Track in Wynn Summer Classic

Victor RamdinVictor Ramdin

Long-time talented poker pro Victor Ramdin, returned to the winner’s circle for the first time since 2019. He shipped the $1,100 No-Limit Hold’em event, a $100,000 guaranteed tournament, at the Wynn Summer Classic on June 11.

Ramdin, who resides in Las Vegas, took home $44,013 as part of a heads-up chop arrangement with runner-up Brian Nadell, who received $39,725 for his efforts. Natascha Stamm, a German poker player finished in third place for $20,258, while talented pro Ari Engel was the fourth-place finisher, good for $13,884. The tournament attracted 194 entries, creating a prize pool of $189,150 at the luxurious Las Vegas Strip casino.

For Ramdin, it’s been a long time coming for a player who was once among the top-earning tournament players in the world. He now has over $5 million in live tournament cashes, according to Hendon Mob. His biggest score was $1,331,889 in 2006 when he took down the $10,000 buy-in WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic. He has 57 World Series of Poker cashes among his impressive resume.

$1,100 NLH Final Table Results

PlacePlayerPrize 1Victor Ramdin$44,013 2Brian Nadell$39,725 3Natascha Stamm$20,258 4Ari Engel$13,884 5Maury Barrett$10,224 6Karl Tretter$8,086 7Shirley Rosario$6,624 8Frederic Moss$5,618 9Timothy Wong$4,823

Frank Lagodich Defeats Jeremy Kottler

Frank LagodichFrank Lagodich

On July 12, an $1,100 buy-in, $200K GTD No-Limit Hold’em tournament was held at the 2022 Wynn Summer Classic. The event attracted 529 runners and offered up a $518,420 prize pool to the top 53 finishers including Chad Stewart (10th – $9,811), Eric Siegel (13th – $7,750), Hayato Kitajima (24th – $3,856), Kami Hudson (32nd – $3,368), Bob Shao (45th – $2,569), and Anthony Bogard (53rd – $2,569).

In heads-up play, it came down to a pair of accomplished pros in Frank Lagodich and Jeremy Kottler. The former ultimately prevailed to win the tournament for $107,165, while Kottler, who last November won the 2021 Wynn Fall Classic $3,500 Championship for $643K, had to settle for second place and $69,987 in prize money.

It marked the third six-figure score of Lagodich’s career and helped bring his lifetime earnings up over $630,000 according to the Hendon Mob.

$1,100 NLH Final Table Results

PlacePlayerPrize 1Frank Lagodich$107,165 2Jeremy Kottler$69,987 3Carlton Peake$47,241 4Josip Simunic$33,334 5Pierre Bou-nahra$24,521 6Wissam Zalzali$18,870 7Francisco Neto$15,138 8Adam Kisicoff$12,546 9David Chace$9,812

Jeff Petronack Wins One of Last Events

Jeff PetronackJeff Petronack

One of the last tournaments on the 2022 Wynn Summer Classic schedule was a $550 buy-in, $100K GTD No-Limit Hold’em event, which attracted 435 entrants and more than doubled the guarantee by creating a $208,800 prize pool.

The top 44 finishers got a piece of it including Yiannia Liperis (10th – $3,775), Gladys Landegger (18th – $2,143), Scott Sisler (25th – $1,634), Gavin Munroe (35th – $1,427), and Eric Siegel (44th – $1,247).

At the final table, Minnesota’s Jeff Petronack bested Pennsylvania’s Danny Vo in heads-up play to claim the title and $45,607 top prize. According to the Hendon Mob, it was the second-largest score of Petronack’s career after he earned $48,799 for finishing runner-up in the 2012 MSPT Meskwaki Casino.

$1,100 NLH Final Table Results

PlacePlayerPrize 1Jeff Petronack$45,607 2Danny Vo$29,441 3Nicolas Plantin$19,836 4Daniel Snow$13,885 5David Froyalde$10,252 6Wayne Harmon$7,893 7Neil Cullen$6,348 8Erwann Pecheux$5,272 9Kengo Tahara$4,453

2022 Wynn Summer Classic Winners

*DateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerHometown/CountryPrize*       6/3/22$600 NLH $200K GTD938$487,760Lawrence KingOrlando, FL$69,000       6/3/22$550 Seniors $50K GTD266$127,680Robert WilliamsonHenderson, NV$25,552       6/4/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD238$233,240John HowardUnited Kingdom$58,942       6/5/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD238$233,240Maziar KeshavarziSan Antonio, TX$46,107       6/6/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD242$237,160Edvin SetaghianGlendale, CA$59,930       6/7-6/10/22$1,100 NLH $1M GTD1,827$1,781,325Daniel YuLas Vegas, NV$183,147       6/10-6/11/22$1,100 HORSE Championship $100K GTD194$189,150Victor RamdinLas Vegas, NV$44,013       6/22/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD314$307,720Jan BednarCzech Republic$71,954       6/12-6/13/22$2,200 Limit Omaha 8/B Championship $100K GTD160$156,000Caleb ShumardPueblo, CO$39,893       6/13-6/17/22$2,200 Mystery Bounty $2.5M GTD2,854$5,708,000Manuel MachadoPortugal$410,485       6/18/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD246$241,080Soony FrancoFrance$50,728       6/19/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD420$411,600Daniel SmiljikovicN/A$79,012       6/19-6/20/22$3,000 PLO $250K GTD170$467,500Michael LeiborinFrance$135,831       6/20-6/21/22$1,100 Seniors NLH $250K GTD618$602,550Tolga DimerelIstanbul$109,572       6/23/22$550 PLO $100K GTD588$282,240Lovell WilkersonColumbia, SC$40,000       6/21-6/23/22$1,600 NLH $1M GTD1,446$2,096,700Adam HendrixAlaska$257,885       6/24/22$3,500 NLH Championship $3.5M GTD1,428$4,605,300Jin Ho HongKorea$696,011       6/27/22$5,200 NLH Porgressive Bounty $250K GTD134$393,960Felipe KetzerBrazil$94,865       7/2/22$550 NLH $100K GTD392$188,160Colton BlombergTempe, AZ$41,102       7/1-7/2/22$3,000 8-Game Mix $150K GTD105$288,750Sam PanzicaFort Lauderdale, FL$66,178       6/28-7/22/22$1,600 NLH $2M GTD2,574$3,732,300Mitch GarshofskyLas Vegas, NV$333,329       7/3/22$550 NLH $100K GTD464$222,720Josh AllenCastle Rock, CO$47,722       7/4/22$550 NLH $100K GTD362$173,760James ClarkeUnited Kingdom$32,727       7/5/22$550 Ladies NLH $50K GTD166$79,680Marguerite SpagnuoloStaten Island, NY$18,840       7/5-7/8/22$1,100 NLH $1M GTD2,441$2,379,975Xiang LinBrooklyn, NY$185,955       7/8/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD566$544,680Ken DonarskiWillowbrook, IL$85,141       7/9/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD629$616.42Marc FogginUnited Kingdom$116,796       7/10/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD316$309,680Carlo SciannameoSutton, MA$64,550       7/11/22$550 NLH $100K GTD400$192,000Kauno JaeppinenFinland$41,944       7/12/22$1,100 NLH $200K GTD529$518,420Frank LagodichCanton, OH$107,165       7/13-7/16/22$1,600 Mystery Bounty $1.5M GTD2,190$2,080,500Paul TedeschiFrance$232,474       7/17/22$550 NLH $100K GTD435$208,800Jeff PetronackHugo, MN$45,607       7/20/22$500 Casino Employee Mystery Bounty335$144,050Tyrone KelleyN/A$18,596      

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