Bryan Campanello wins WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event, $175,459

Bryan Campanello
Bryan Campanello

Two time WSOP Circuit Ring Winner Bryan Campanello picked up a $175,459 payday as the last World Series of Poker(WSOP) Circuit stop at Harrah’s New Orleans winded up. This also marked the last time players could win a ticket to the upcoming National Championship in Atlantic City and Campanello delivered in style. He won the $1,675 buy-in Main Event, a ticket to the National Championship this weekend and his third ring. But it came after a long heads up toil with Gary Friedlander which saw the battle going either ways.

According to the WSOP blog, Campanello described the outing as a tough one which saw him at the brink of elimination. He also mentioned being elated over the win and having a tough few months ahead. With the National Championship up for grabs followed by the 2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker(WSOP), Campanello added that he has 37 tournaments to play this summers. He added that he wishes to add to his last years bracelet when he took down a Razz event.

Some of the Notable finishes include Jamie Kerstetter (11th – $13,101), Tim West (16th – $8,815), Joe Hebda (20th – $7,386), Ashly Butler (21st – $7,369), Ting Ho(22nd – $6,241), Charles “Woody” Moore (24th – $6,214), Rex Clinkscales (40th – $3,258), Andrew Seidman (50th – $2,966) .

The Main Event, officially Event 11, was a three-day $1,500 (+$175) No Limit Hold’em tournament, which fielded 557 entrants over two starting days. Flight A on Friday saw 252 players and Flight B on Saturday drew 305 players. The total prize pool came to $835,500 and the top 63 finishers were paid.

The Final Results of the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans ME are:

1st – Bryan Campanello – $175,459
2nd – Gary Friedlander – $108,523
3rd – Alan Ramkhalawan – $79,356
4th – Daniel Doucet – $58,886
5th – Eric Blair – $44,307
6th – John Kloch – $33,796
7th – James Henson – $26,134
8th – Agustin Berumen – $20,486
9th – Fadi Massaad – $16,276