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Joyner, Weissman Chop $1,600 Wynn Spring Classic $1M Gtd. Event


The Wynn Spring Classic closed up shop on a successful series on Monday, exceeding a couple of seven-figure guarantees in its marquee events.

The first $1 million guarantee, the $3,500 Championship, was covered live here on PokerNews and ended with Sung Joo Hyun and Matthias Auer chopping things up after an entertaining final table.

On Monday, the final trophy was lifted, as Will Joyner (pictured above) and Joey Weissman made a heads-up deal in the $1,600 No-Limit Hold’em that also had a $1 million guarantee. The former got the heftier prize with $243,188 to Weissman’s $230,090, and consequently gained the title of champion.

Official Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Will Joyner U.S.A. $243,188*
2 Joey Weissman U.S.A. $230,090*
3 Daniel Moran U.K. $128,374
4 Kenny Huynh U.S.A. $90,877
5 Maziar Keshavarzi U.S.A. $67,178
6 Wagner Wysotchanski U.S.A. $52,380
7 Dorian Rios Pavon U.S.A. $42,059
8 Harry Ross U.K. $34,906

*reflects heads-up deal

Joyner and Weissman got through a field of 1,251 that accumulated over three starting days to produce a prize pool of $1,820,205.

For Joyner, the score doubles all of his previous cashes combined, according to The Hendob Mob.

The more experienced Weissman earned his seventh six-figure score and added to more than $3 million in cashes, with this one getting second billing only to his 2012 bracelet win.

Others cashing among the 135 paid places included Marle Cordeiro, Eric Baldwin, Nick Schulman, Shannon Shorr, Jordan Cristos and Jeremy Ausmus.

Complete List of 2021 Spring Classic Champions

The 2021 Wynn Spring Classic continued a long tradition of big March events at the property dating back to 2007. There were a slew of side event winners who snagged trophies of their own, and here’s a look at the complete list:

Start Date Event Entries Winner Prize
March 3 $300 Survivor 138 Multiple winners $3,000
March 4 $600 No-Limit Hold’em 1,015 Marko Pantelic $89,114
March 4 $300 Omaha Hi-Lo 112 Sarkis Basmajian $8,016
March 5 $400 Pot-Limit Omaha 91 Christopher Chamberlain $10,416
March 7 $400 No-Limit Hold’em 184 Jessica Vierling $16,152
March 8 $300 No-Limit Hold’em 210 Mohammad Rafie $14,441
March 9 $300 No-Limit Hold’em 157 Liran Betito $11,826
March 10 $400 Survivor 151 Multiple winners $4,000
March 11 $10,500 High Roller 83 Joe McKeehen $224,100
March 12 $3,500 Championship 614 Sung Joo Hyun $323,409
March 14 $1,600 Bounty 129 Francis Anderson $39,182
March 15 $300 No-Limit Hold’em 120 Andrew Mackenzie $6,438
March 16 $300 No-Limit Hold’em 109 Mehdi Saleh $8,000
March 17 $200 Survivor 143 Multiple winners $4,000
March 18 $1,600 No-Limit Hold’em 1,251 Will Joyner $243,188
March 21 $500 No-Limit Hold’em 204 James Anderson $25,972



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