Sunday December 20, 2015 at 4:26 pm

Kevin '1sickdisease' Eyster picked up his second-career WPT title when he won the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. Eyster's pay day was worth almost $1.6 million, which was the second-largest Five Diamond in history. Eyster also jumped into first place on the WPT POY race ahead of Cate Hall, who busted in fifth place.

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This year's WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Classic was the second largest in its storied history

Chalk up another WPT win for Kevin '1sickdisease' Eyster.

 

Eyster faded a field of 639 players to win the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Classic. First place pay day was worth $1,587,382. He had previously shipped an event at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown in April 2013. Esyter joins a small group of multi-winners on the WPT.

 

Eyster beat Bill Jennings head up for the win. Eyster also earned a freeroll into the WPT Tournament of Champions.

 

Eyster cashed in his third WPT event of the year and with his victory at the WPT Five Diamond, he jumped into first place in WPT Player of the Year points with 1525. Cate Hall is in second place with 1500 POY points. Hall made two final tables on the WPT this year along with 4 total money cashes.

WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Buy-in: $10,400

Entrants: 639

Prize Pool: $6,390,000

Payouts: 63

 

WPT Bellagio - Final Table Results:

1. Kevin Eyster - $1,587,382

2. Bill Jennings - $929,745

3. Ben Yu - $607,433

4. Jake Schwartz - $412,187

5. Cate Hall - $291,320

6. Eddie Ochana - $226,238

For a full list of money winners, click here.

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