For the third consecutive weekend in a row, the Wynn Poker Room in Las Vegas played host a number of $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em high roller events. The final three tournaments on the schedule were held from Dec. 17-19, rounding out a 10-event schedule that first kicked off on Dec. 3. World Poker Tour main event winner and high-stakes tournament regular Alex Foxen was the star of the weekend, finishing in the top two spots in all three events held down the stretch of this series. Foxen cashed for $225,000 across the three scores, earning two runner-up finishes and one title along the way.
The first event of the weekend was held on Thursday, Dec. 17. A total of 19 entries were made, creating a $190,000 prize pool to be paid out among the top three finishers. 2018 World Series of Poker main event sixth-place finisher Aram Zobian came out on top in the end, defeating Foxen heads-up to secure the title and the top prize of $102,600. Foxen earned $57,000 as the runner-up finisher, while four-time WPT main event champion Darren Elias was awarded $30,400 as the third-place finisher.
The following day saw 20 entries made in the ninth event of the Wynn High Rollers series, creating a $200,000 prize pool. Christopher Brewer emerged victorious in the end, defeating Foxen heads-up for the win.
Brewer earned $108,000 as the champion. This was his third cash of the series, having also placed second in the kickoff event for $134,293 back on Dec. 3. Foxen added $60,000 to his totals as the second-place finisher, while WSOP bracelet winner Sam Soverel earned $32,000 for placing third.
The final event of the series also drew 20 entries to build a $200,000 prize pool. Foxen completed his trifecta of top-two finishes by defeating Zobian heads-up, earning $108,000 as the champion. This was his fifth cash of the series, bringing his total to
earnings to $354,500 across all the events held. The 29-year-old poker pro from Huntington, New York now has more than $17.2 million in recorded tournament scores to his name. Zobian cashed for $60,000 as the runner-up finisher, while Sean Winter earned $32,000 for his third-place showing.