Wynn Las Vegas Awards $64 Million in Prize Money During 2023 Wynn Summer Classic

2023 Wynn Summer Classic Winners

The 2023 Wynn Summer Classic ran from May 25 to July 19, offering $28 million in guaranteed prize pools across 48 events. At the end of it, 34,441 entrants competed and $64,529,520 in prize money was awarded.

The series featured events with buy-ins ranging from $400 to $111,000 and offered poker variants such as Pot-Limit Omaha, 5 Card PLO, Limit Omaha 8 / Stud 8, 2-7 Triple Draw, H.O.R.S.E., and 8 Game.

Among those to claim Wynn titles throughout the summer were Ari Engel ($1,100 Limit Omaha 8/B for $33,701), Chance Kornuth ($2,200 Mystery Bounty for $537,322), Bin Weng ($10,500 WPT Everyone for One Drop for $2,227,054), and Jonathan Jaffe ($111,000 Alpha8 for One Drop for $1,537,600).

Here’s a look at some other winners from the closing events of the 2023 Wynn Summer Classic.

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Elvis Toomas Victorious in $1,100 NLH

Elvis Toomas
Elvis Toomas

On July 17, the final open event of the Wynn Summer Classic played out on the felt with the $1,100 NLH $100K GTD. The event attracted 377 entries to generate a prize pool of $369,460 paid to the top 39 finishers.

Some of the players who cashed but fell short of the final table include pro boxer Ryan Garcia (17th - $4,397), Brian Hastings (22nd - $3,436), and Aleksandr Gofman (38th - $2,457).

At the final table, Michael Dentale took home $47,794 for a third-place finish, Rania Nasreddine took home $57,331 for a second-place finish, and Elvis Toomas claimed the trophy and $67,830 for his third recorded live tournament victory and largest career score according to the Hendon Mob.

$1,100 NLH Final Table Results

1Elvis ToomasHenderson, NV$67,830
2Rania NasreddineTulsa, OK$57,331
3Michael DentaleBrooklyn, NY$47,794
4Stephen SolaLas Vegas, NV$25,031
5John Vallinas SantosSpain$18,436
6Ricardo TombiniBrazil$14,261
7Kuljinder SidhuUnited Kingdom$11,453
8Manoj RaviDetroit, MI$9,495
9Furkan BegTurkey$7,980

Ignacio Chavero Takes Down $10,500 NLH 6-Max

Ignacio Chavero
Ignacio Chavero

On July 15, a $10,500 NLH 6-Max tournament saw 115 entrants compete for a piece of a $1,150,000 prize pool.

The top 13 players made it into the money and among those who cashed were 2023 WSOP bracelet winners Nick Schulman (4th - $92,000) and Jan Arends (6th - $54,510), in addition to Brian Kim (7th - $45,770), Kevin Rabichow (10th - $28,865), and Dominik Nitsche (12th - $25,185).

At the end of it, Spain’s Ignacio Chavero defeated Russia’s Ramin Hajiyev in heads-up play to win the trophy and $324,132 for his biggest-ever live tournament score.

$10,500 NLH 6-Max Final Table Results

1Ignacio ChaveroSpain$324,132
2Ramin HajiyevRussia$250,925
3Claas SegebrechtGermany$134,550
4Nick SchulmanBrooklyn, NY$92,000
5Sung Joo HyunSouth Korea$67,850
6Jans ArendsNetherlands$54,510

2023 Wynn Summer Classic Winners

DateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerHometownPrize
5/25-5/26$1,100 H.O.R.S.E $50K GTD142$137,740Joseph WeinbergerLas Vegas, NV$38,543
5/26-5/27$1,100 Limit Omaha 8 $50K GTD130$126,100Ari EngelDel Ray Beach, FL$33,701
5/27-5/28$1,100 Limit Omaha 8/Stud 8 $50K GTD125$121,250David LeviLas Vegas, NV$26,259
5/28-5/29$2,200 H.O.R.S.E. $100K GTD70$140,000John CernutoLas Vegas, NV$36,500
5/29$400 NLH $40K GTD531$180,540Chunyu YangJersey City, NJ$36,924
5/29-5/30$3,000 8 Game Mix $150K GTD46$150,000Leonard AugustLas Vegas, NV$63,000
5/30$600 2-7 Triple Draw $30K GTD142$73,130Thor MorstolNorway$16,117
5/30-6/1$600 NLH $200K GTD801$412,515Garen ZobianLas Vegas, NV$75,494
6/1$500 Seniors NLH $100K GTD487$233,760Edward HansenSanta Ana, CA$24,287
6/2$550 NLH $100K GTD630$302,400Riley StahleyWoodbury, MN$38,969
6/3$550 $5K Milestone Survivor $50K GTD334$160,32032 WinnersN/A$5,000
6/3$550 NLH $100K GTD705$338,400Carlos CaldasStaten Island, NY$55,146
6/8$3,000 NLH 6-Max $200K GTD319$877,250Yulian BogdanovBulgaria$205,116
6/4-6/9$1,100 NLH $1.5M GTD3,737$3,624,890Brandon MitchellCasa Grande, AZ$327,817
6/9$1,100 NLH $200K GTD466$456,680Giovanni ZanetteSouth Africa$80,661
6/9$1,100 5 Card PLO $100K GTD356$350,840Ravee SundaraHouston, TX$68,009
6/10$1,100 NLH $200K GTD516$505,680Vincas TamasauskasLithuania$104,528
6/10$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD217$212,660Paolo CarinciCanada$46,407
6/11$1,100 PLO $200K GTD391$383,180Uri KadoshFt. Lauderdale, FL$59,585
6/11$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD182$178,360Basil HouraniWichita, KS$49,339
6/15$550 NLH $100K GTD661$317,280Ryan AwwadSacramento, CA$60,124
6/12-6/16$1,600 NLH $2M GTD2,168$3,121,920Anthony HallNorth Franklin, CT$300,000
6/16$1,100 NLH $200K GTD389$381,220Chad LiptonMiami, FL$86,319
6/16$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD180$176,400Sonny FrancoFrance$48,794
6/17$1,100 NLH $200K GTD357$349,860Emanuel FernandezArgentina$74,947
6/17$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD189$185,220Juan Vecino DuenasSpain$51,235
6/18-6/19$1,100 NLH Seniors Championship $250K GTD705$683,850Chiori GannonLas Vegas, NV$129,588
6/19-6/20$5,000 Seniors High Roller $250K GTD155$728,500James CalderaroVenice, FL$211,666
6/19-6/23$2,200 Mystery Bounty $2.5M GTD3,006$6,012,000Chance KornuthLas Vegas, NV$537,322
6/23$3,000 PLO Progressive Bounty $200K GTD452$791,000Roussos KoliakoudakisLas Vegas, NV$139,773
6/24$1,100 NLH $200K GTD652$638,960Michael Suggs Jr.Carmel, IN$94,726
6/24$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD245$240,100Itai LevyIsrael$38,981
6/25-6/27$1,600 NLH $1M GTD1,637$2,357,280Roman RogovskyiUkraine$338,105
6/27-7/1$3,500 NLH $4M GTD2,231$7,105,735Stefan NemetzAustria$720,639
7/1$1,100 NLH $200K GTD727$712,460Sean McNultyBermuda$74,962
7/1$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD356$350,840Hagai ZisserIsrael$65,160
7/2$1,100 NLH $200K GTD726$711,480Lyudmil IvanovBulgaria$130,109
7/2$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD488$478,240Yannick CapocettiArgentina$98,859
7/3$550 Ladies NLH $50K GTD373$179,040Anna AntimonyFort Lee, NJ$40,540
7/3$1,100 NLH $200K GTD664$650,720Simeon SpasovBulgaria$96,936
7/3$1,100 NLH Turbo $100K GTD485$475,300Dan LarsenDenmark$98,248
7/4$1,100 NLH $200K GTD835$818,300Kenneth MapoyLas Vegas, NV$102,517
7/5-7/8$1,600 Mystery Bounty $2M GTD3,856$5,552,640Gerben BosNetherlands$526,775
7/9-7/14$10,500 WPT Everyone for One Drop $10M GTD1,676$16,257,000Bin WengPhiladelphia, PA$2,227,054
7/14-7/16$111,000 WPT Alpha 8 for One Drop45$4,612,500Jonathan JaffePlantation, FL$1,537,600
7/15$10,500 NLH 6-Max115$1,150,000Ignacio ChaveroSpain$324,132
7/16$1,100 NLH $100K GTD377$369,460Elvis ToomasHenderson, NV$67,830
7/17-7/19$500 Casino Employee Mystery Bounty $100K GTD364$156,520Michael MurrayLas Vegas, NV$17,337
  • The 2023 @WynnPoker Summer Classic catered to 34,441 entrants and $64,529,520 in prize money.

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