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Brian Altman Wins WSOPC Casino de Montreal for $132,979

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  • Brian Altman took down the WSOP Circuit's international stop at 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

PlacePlayerHometownPrize
1Brian AltmanLongmeadow, MA$132,979
2Erik LemarquandScarborough, Canada$82,218
3Thomas LefortSt-Annes-Des-Lacs, Canada$60,063
4Carlo NiniMontreal, Canada$44,527
5Michael GentiliLasalle, Canada$33,486
6Ronnie MiodragN/A$25,544
7Samuel GagnonGrand-Mere, Canada$19,761
8Ricardo TeixeiraVancouver, Canada$15,506
9Lucian CappelloNew 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).

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