The 2022 bestbet Jacksonville Spring Series $1,680 buy-in Main Event got underway on Thursday and five winners have already been awarded at the North Florida tournament series, which kicked off on April 21.
First up was Crawfordville’s Mary Darnell, who took down Event #1: $560 NLH after a four-way deal at the final table to take home $36,450 and the bestbet trophy. PokerNews was on-site to document Darnell’s victory, which can be read about here.
Next, Georgia’s Warren Teal took down Event #2: $460 NLH w/ $100 Bounty after a five-way chop to take home $6,617.
The other players who got in on the chop were: David Trager, who took home the same amount, as well as Charles Wardlaw, Robert Spach and Greg Robinson, who each took home $4,600.
Others who cashed in the second event include Christopher Halkitis (6th – $1,875), Howard Bolte (7th – $1,471) and Terry Davis (8th – $1,191).
Event #2: $460 NLH w/ $100 Bounty Final Results
PLACEPLAYERHOMETOWNPRIZE (IN USD) 1Warren TealAugusta, GA$6,617* 2David TragerJacksonville, FL$6,617* 3Charles WardlawLagrange, GA$4,600* 4Robert SpachAugusta, GA$4,600* 5Greg RobinsonJacksonville, FL$4,600* 6Christopher HalkitisJacksonville, FL$1,875 7Howard BolteNeptune Beach, FL$1,471 8Terry DavisMurrells Inlet, SC$1,191 9Sokol CurriJacksonville, FL$996
*Denotes final table deal
In Event #3: $260 NLH, it was Norma Rosin who emerged victorious to take home the trophy and $3,870, followed by Guy Marcot (2nd – $4,926), Matthew Head (3rd – $4,427) and Kimson Williams (4th – $2,832).
Other players who made the final table in the one-day event include two-time World Series of Poker Circuit ring winner Justin Matecki (6th – $1,168), who finished ninth in the opening event, as well as Horace Thomas (7th – $924), Jeremy Paetsch (8th – $763) and Charles Campos (9th – $658).
Event #3: $260 NLH Final Results
PLACEPLAYERHOMETOWNPRIZE (IN USD) 1Norma RosinJacksonville, FL$3,870 2Guy MarcotCharleston, SC$4,926 3Matthew HeadJacksonville Beach, FL$4,427 4Kimson WilliamsJacksonville, FL$2,832 5Darrell DiotteSt. Augustine, FL$1,536 6Justin MateckiMelbourne, FL$1,168 7Horace ThomasJacksonville, FL$924 8Jeremy PaetschFernandina Beach, FL$763 9Charles CamposCharleston, SC$658
In Event #4: $360 NLH Monster Stack the following day, David Tanner finished first to take home $10,127 and the bestbet trophy, ahead of Daniel Siilva (2nd – $6,752) and Lucas Tae (3rd – $4,718).
A few of the others who cashed in the fourth event include Anthony Romanelli (4th – $3,389), Mariusz Burnat (5th – $2,505), Matecki (8th – $1,211) and Edward Mroczkowski (9th – $1,013).
It’s been a fantastic series thus far for Matecki, who has had three cashes and two final table appearances for a total of $7,514 in earnings.
Event #4: $360 NLH Monster Stack Final Results
PLACEPLAYERHOMETOWNPRIZE (IN USD) 1David TannerPearson, GA$10,127 2Daniel SiilvaSt. Augustine, FL$6,752 3Lucas TaeSt. Charles, MO$4,718 4Anthony RomanelliJacksonville, FL$3,389 5Mariusz BurnatFernandina Beach, FL$2,505 6Jeremy PaetschFernandina Beach, FL$1,907 7Jesse CrenanCharlotte, NC$1,496 8Justin MateckiMelbourne, FL$1,211 9Edward MroczkowskiJacksonville, FL$1,013
In Event #5: $600 NLH, Missouri’s Lucas Tae took home the trophy and $7,911 after a heads-up deal with Charles Phillips, which left the runner-up with $7,910.
Tae and Phillips were joined at the final table by Warren Teal (3rd – $4,219), Kent Fisher (4th – $2,926) and Kenneth Packer (5th – $2,114).
Event #5: $600 NLH Final Results
PLACEPLAYERHOMETOWNPRIZE (IN USD) 1Lucas TaeSt. Charles, MO$7,911* 2Charles PhillipsCharlotte, NC$7,910* 3Warren TealAugusta, GA$4,219 4Kent FisherElizabethtown, NC$2,926 5Kenneth PackerFayetteville, NC$2,114 6Nick CostaOrange Park, FL$1,594 7Ryan LuppinoCharlotte, NC$1,257
*Denotes final table deal
A full list of winners so far at the 2022 bestbet Jacksonville Spring series is available in the table below. Next up in the series is the Main Event, which includes a mystery bounty element and will be live reported by PokerNews.
TOURNAMENTENTRIESPRIZE POOLWINNERHOMETOWNPRIZE (IN USD) Event #1: $560 NLH571$274,080Mary DarnellCrawfordville, FL$36,450 Event #2: $460 NLH w/ $100 Bounty132$38,940Warren TealAugusta, GA$6,617* Event #3: $260 NLH112$24,080Norma RosinJacksonville, FL$3,870 Event #4: $360 NLH Monster Stack132$39,600David TannerPearson, GA$10,127 Event #5: $660 NLH49$27,930Lucas TaeSt. Charles, MO$7,911*
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