Brian Altman Wins WSOPC Casino de Montreal for $132,979
World Poker Tour champ Brian Altman took down the final international event on the World Series of Poker Circuit's 2015-16 season, at Casino de Montreal in Canada. The tournament drew 520 entries for the $1,675 Main Event, creating a prize pool of $618,508, and Altman took home $132,979 for first.
Official Final Table Results
|1||Brian Altman||Longmeadow, MA||$132,979|
|2||Erik Lemarquand||Scarborough, Canada||$82,218|
|3||Thomas Lefort||St-Annes-Des-Lacs, Canada||$60,063|
|4||Carlo Nini||Montreal, Canada||$44,527|
|5||Michael Gentili||Lasalle, Canada||$33,486|
|7||Samuel Gagnon||Grand-Mere, Canada||$19,761|
|8||Ricardo Teixeira||Vancouver, Canada||$15,506|
|9||Lucian Cappello||New Rochelle, NY||$12,339|
For Altman, the cash was second only to his victory at WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open last February for $723,008. It pushed his lifetime total to $1,504,038. He didn't rest on his laurels afterward though; the Massachusetts native shipped right on over to WPT Canadian Spring Championship, where he finished 16th for $10,447.
Unfortunately, live updates were not available for the event. But some of the players among the 54 making it into the money included Mike Wang (46th), Carter Swidler (39th), Darryll Fish (34th), Jason Lavallee (22nd), and former WSOP Main Event champ and high roller extraordinaireJonathan Duhamel (13th).