Sessions wins Palm Beach Classic, Bristow is POY

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The Palm Beach Poker Classic at the Palm Beach Kennel Club attracted 1,125 players overall to generate a $232,100 prize pool. Stephen Bristow, who won the pot-limit Omaha event, also captured the PBPC Player of the Year award by more than 200 points after chopping the main event four ways. Rick Sessions, who finished second for POY, earned the $550 main-event title as part of the deal. The main had 258 players and a $129K prize pool, from which Sessions won $18,655.

Event 1 • $120 NLHE
Entrants: 209 • Prize Pool: $20,900
WINNER: Ted Vidas, $2,940

Event 2 • $120 PLO
Entrants: 70 • Prize Pool: $7,000
WINNER: Stephen Bristow, $2,350

Event 3 • $170 Bounty
Entrants: 150 • Prize Pool: $15,000
WINNER: Ray DelCueto, $2,650

Event 4 • $120 H.O.R.S.E.
Entrants: 79 • Prize Pool: $7,900
WINNER: Eric Kessler, $2,155

Event 5 • $230 NLHE
Entrants: 168 • Prize Pool: $33,600
WINNER: Scott Turner, $7,020

Event 6 • $230 NLHE w/rebuy
Entrants: 191 • Prize Pool: $18,700
WINNER: Mike Rosen, $3,350