The $25K WPT World Championship at the Bellagio in Las Vegas saw plenty of southern talent making money, but only one player made the final table: the legendary Billy Baxter of Augusta, Ga.
Baxter, who is a lowball specialist with seven WSOP bracelets, finished fifth for $246,921.
Other cashers from our area include:
12. Jason Lester, Miami, $56,439
15. Robert Cooper, Plantation, Fla., $51,736
16. Josh Ariah, Atlanta, $47,033
18. Tony Cousineau, Daytona Beach, Fla., $47,033