Stephen Chidwick and Justin Bonomo are the authors. Bellagio High Rollers Tournament Winner

This week, PokerGO Tour (PGT) high-roller events resumed at Bellagio Resort & Casino as part of the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic festival.

On Saturday, October 8, the high-stakes action started, with the first five winners being Steve Zolotow, Nick Schulman, Eli Elezra, Justin Bonomo, and Michael Duek. In the previous week, five further high-stakes tournaments concluded before the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic took center stage on Wednesday, October 19.

Event #7: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em attracted 18 participants, with Stephen Chidwick and Steve Zolotow collecting their second cashes of the series, and Pete Chen taking home the $97,200 first-place prize. Saturday’s $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha had 20 participants, and the winner of 2022 Poker Masters Event #3, Ronald Keijzer, scored another triumph by claiming the first-place payout of $108,000.

On Sunday, Stephen Chidwick would get his first victory of the series and third cash, while on Monday the stakes would be upped to $25,000 and 23 players would compete in the Pot-Limit Omaha event. Isaac Kempton won the race and the $264,500 first-place money, while Keijzer placed third. 17 players contributed $425,000 to the prize pool in Tuesday’s $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em, which was won by Justin Bonomo for $229,500. This was Bonomo’s second win of the series.

Bellagio High Rollers Results

EventEntriesPrize PoolWinner1st Prize
Event #1: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em9$225,000Steve Zolotow$135,000
Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em15$150,000Nick Schulman$68,256
Event #4: $10,000 8-Game12$120,000Eli Elezra$57,000
Event #5: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em16$160,000Justin Bonomo$75,792
Event #6: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha23$230,000Michael Duek$105,800
Event #7: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em18$180,000Pete Chen$97,200
Event #8: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha20$200,000Ronald Keijzer$108,000
Event #9: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em4$40,000Stephen Chidwick$25,000
Event #10: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha23$575,000Isaac Kempton$264,500
Event #11: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em17$425,000Justin Bonomo$229,500

Remaining Bellagio High Rollers Schedule 

DateTimeEventStarting Stack
Wednesday, October 1912 p.m. PTWPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic50,000
Friday, October 2112 p.m. PTEvent #12: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em125,000
Saturday, October 2212 p.m. PTEvent #13: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em100,000


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