Erik Seidel, Eric Baldwin & Cherish Andrews Among 2024 Wynn Millions Side Event Winners

Wynn Millions Side Event Winners

The popular 2024 Wynn Millions Poker Series wrapped up early this month after dozens of events that smashed the $8 million in series guarantees.

The series, which ran Feb. 19-March 24, had no shortage of highlights, including Neel Murthy shipping the $3,500 Wynn Millions Championship for $502,856, as well as Adrian Lopez winning the Mystery Bounty event and Landon Tice picking up his first live tournament victory since 2020.

Here's a look at some of the other standout moments from the Wynn Millions series.

Erik Seidel Beats Alex Foxen in $10,500 NLH High Roller

Erik Seidel
Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel won his tenth bracelet last December in a WSOP Paradise Super High Roller. The Poker Hall of Famer continued his dominance of the high roller scene in $10,500 NLH High Roller, where he defeated Alex Foxen during heads-up play.

The final table also featured reigning Player of the Year Bin Weng (9th - $26,000), Victoria Livshitz (7th - $36,400) and Eric Baldwin, (5th - $59,600), who picked up a trophy earlier in the series.

$10,500 NLH High Roller Final Table Results

 1Erik SeidelLas Vegas, NV$250,000
 2Alex FoxenLas Vegas, NV$160,000
 3Taylor WilsonWheeling, WV$112,000
 4Ariel MantelWeston, FL$80,000
 5Eric BaldwinLas Vegas, NV$59,600
 6Scott HenryMonroe, LA$46,000
 7Victoria LivshitzWhitefish, MT$36,400
 8Alex KeatingAustin, TX$30,000
 9Bin WengPhiladelphia, PA$26,000

Eric Baldwin Wins Wynn Millions $600 NLH

Eric Baldwin
Eric Baldwin

One of the early big scores in the 2024 Wynn Millions series went to a familiar face in Eric Baldwin, who topped a field of 1,085 runners in a $600 No Limit Hold'em event for $96,909 as the Vegas-based grinder added to his $8.4 million in live earnings.

The final table included fellow Vegas-based players Jay Fredricksen (8th - $12,772) and Aaron Massey (3rd - $48,713), as well as North Carolina's Paul Taylor, who finished runner-up for $63,335.

Wynn Millions $600 NLH Final Table Results

 1Eric BaldwinLas Vegas, NV$96,909
 2Paul TaylorConcord, NC$63,335
 3Aaron MasseyLas Vegas, NV$48,713
 4Tyler MontoyaLas Vegas, NV$36,620
 5Maurice PaolaHenderson, NV$28,510
 6Sergio Soto CruzJurupa Valley, CA$22,083
 7Kevin TheodoreLas Vegas, NV$16,933
 8Jay FredricksenLas Vegas, NV$12,772
 9David LarsonLas Vegas, NV$9,237

Cherish Andrews Is Going for GPI Player of the Year

Cherish Andrews
Cherish Andrews

Few players had a stronger series than Cherish Andrews, who took down the $2,200 NLH 6 Max event for $182,927 after defeating a final table that included runner-up Timothy Chang ($119,677) and PokerNews Podcast co-host Mike Holtz (4th - $73,106).

The 2022 GPI Female Player of the Year picked up another six-figure score later in the series as she finished third in the Mystery Bounty event for $101,650. Andrews caught up with PokerNews at the Wynn and she said she is not trying to defend her Female POY title, but instead has her sights set on overall POY.

$2,200 6-Max Final Table Results

 1Cherish AndrewsSt. Thomas, PA$182,927
 2Timothy ChangLas Vegas, NV$119,677
 3Matthew LiuBellaire, TX$91,949
 4Mike HoltzLas Vegas, NV$73,106
 5Sundiata DevoreSyracuse, NY$55,381
 6Niko KoopGermany$41,325

Jesse Lonis Beats Rampage Poker in $10,500 NLH High Roller

Jesse Lonis
Jesse Lonis

Rising poker star Jesse Lonis earned his latest high-stakes victory in a $10,500 NLH High Roller for $193,140 that had a final table featuring Adam Hendrix (7th - $27,260), Jeremy Ausmus (6th - $36,250) and James Collopy (4th - $63,800).

But it was star poker vlogger Ethan "Rampage" Yau who found himself heads-up against Lonis before falling in second place for $123,250.

$10,500 NLH High Roller Final Table Results

 1Jesse LonisLas Vegas, NV$193,140
 2Ethan "Rampage" YauLas Vegas, NV$123,250
 3Filipp KhavinSt Petersburg, FL$88,450
 4James CollopyLas Vegas, NV$63,800
 5Taylor WilsonWheeling, WV$47,850
 6Jeremy AusmusLas Vegas, NV$36,250
 7Adam HendrixAnchorage, AK$27,260

John Riordan Wins Wynn Millions $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD

John Riordan
John Riordan

Later in the series, John Riordan took down the $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD event for $76,695.

Riordan bested Brazil's Joao Simao during heads-up play at a stacked final table that included 2023 GPI Mid-Major Player of the Year Nick Pupillo (3rd - $33,476), Frank Brannan (7th - $11,503) and Jordan Spurlin (9th - $8,014).

Wynn Millions $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD Final Table Results

 1John RiordanLas Vegas, NV$76,695
 2Joao SimaoBrazil$47,823
 3Nick PupilloGilbert, AZ$33,476
 4Stanislav HalatenkoUkraine$24,558
 5Kyle KnechtLas Vegas, NV$18,418
 6Maksim PisarenkoRussia$14,360
 7Frank BrannanBrooklyn, NY$11,503
 8Nitesh RawtaniVan Nuys, CA$9,435
 9Jordan SpurlinLas Vegas, NV$8,014

A full list of winners at the 2024 Wynn Millions festival in Las Vegas is available in the table below.

2024 Wynn Millions Winners

 2/19No Limit Hold'em$500230$98,900Stephen SolaSan Pedro, CA$23,159
 2/19NLH Turbo$200114$27,042Jason OlenakLas Vegas, NV$5,500
 2/20No Limit Hold'em$600714$367,710Myles MullalyRye, NY$66,856
 2/20HORSE$400134$44,890Hani AwadLas Vegas, NV$12,120
 2/21Limit Omaha 8$400100$33,500Nicolas MilgromLas Vegas, NV$9,510
 2/22No Limit Hold'em$6001,085$558,775Eric BaldwinLas Vegas, NV$96,909
 2/22NLH Turbo$20073$17,299Nikko LaochuaLas Vegas, NV$5,405
 2/23PLO Turbo$400100$34,000Martin ReiderNew York, NY$9,652
 2/24Ladies NLH$40085$28,900Qing LuWalnut, CA$8,573
 2/24NLH Turbo$20094$22,882Christopher RosenbergerSan Francisco, CA$6,791
 2/25No Limit Hold'em$400126$42,840Briahn SmithHenderson, NV$11,781
 2/25NLH Turbo$20063$15,849Samuel CamhiIsrael$5,032
 2/26NLH Turbo$20059$14,207David PerezSpain$4,730
 02/27No Limit Hold'em$400512$171,520Landon TiceLas Vegas, NV$32,025
 02/27NLH Turbo$20070$17,530Aristides MonteroDominican Republic$5,478
 2/29No Limit Hold'em$1,100848$822,560Stephen DeckerEnglewood, CO$103,688
 2/29P.O.T. (PLO, O/8, 2-7 Triple Draw)$400134$32,160Samir Al-MassriSan Francisco, CA$8,682
 3/1Seniors NLH 50+$500244$104,920Marc WolpertLa Quinta, CA$21,464
 3/1Big O$600112$57,680Manuel LabandieraLas Vegas, NV$14,378
 3/3No Limit Hold'em$400208$70,720Mikhail SniatovskiiHenderson, NV$16,561
 3/3HORSE (2 Day)$1,10094$91,180Andrew YehLas Vegas, NV$27,053
 3/4No Limit Hold'em$400192$65,280Joshua RiveraAnchorage, AK$13,148
 3/4PLO 6 Max$3,00094$258,500John RiordanLas Vegas, NV$76,695
 3/5NLH 6 Max$2,200468$936,000Cherish AndrewsSt. Thomas, PA$182,927
 3/5Limit Omaha 8 (2 Day)$1,10072$69,840Dominick SarleLong Beach, NY$21,824
 3/7Wynn Millions Championship$3,5001,180$3,746,500Neel MurthyN/A$502,856
 3/10NLH Turbo$1,100131$128,380Will GivensAurora, CO$34,664
 3/11NLH $500 Bounty$1,600173$250,850Kevin RandMountain View, CA$40,224
 3/12NLH High Roller$10,50080$800,000Erik SeidelLas Vegas, NV$250,000
 3/13No Limit Hold'em$1,100572$554,840Shuofei GengKirkland, WA$101,789
 3/13NLH High Roller$10,50058$580,000Jesse LonisLas Vegas, NV$193,140
 3/14PLO High Roller$10,50050$500,000James CollopyLas Vegas, NV$175,000
 3/15NLH High Roller$10,50059$590,000Lucas FosterSan Diego, CA$196,470
 3/16Mystery Bounty$1,6001,272$1,831,680Adrian LopezSan Diego, CA$197,950
 3/17No Limit Hold'em$500176$75,680Mark WalkerLas Vegas, NV$18,520
 3/18No Limit Hold'em$400605$202,675Nicholas WangFairfax, VA$32,559
 3/20No Limit Hold'em$400169$57,460Kalyan CheekuriCanada$11,900
 3/21No Limit Hold'em$1,100748$725,560Andrew RodgersLas Vegas, NV$127,915
 3/24No Limit Hold'em$500159$68,370Bryan AllenMesa, AZ$17,530
  • John Riordan, Jesse Lonis, and Cherish Andrews were just a few of the pros to win at Wynn Millions.

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