Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino & Race Course completed the fifth event of the Miami Gardens Poker Classic, a 6-event poker tournament series featuring over $200,000 in guarantees February 3-12, 2012.
Event 5 was a $350 buy-in, $25,000 guaranteed single-day event which concluded on Thursday, February 9. The tournament played all the way down with Richard Sanchez taking first place and the $7,524 that goes with the title. The top six finalists are listed below:
1. Richard Sanchez from Miami, Florida - $7,524
2. Maurice Lightner from Miami, Florida - $4,613
3. Orlando Maldonado from Miami, Florida - $2,990
4. Morris Heider from Boca Raton, Florida - $2,059
5. Pedro Ortiz from Hialeah, Florida - $1,485
6. Carmelo Difiore from Miami, Florida - $1,129
The main event of the series will be a $440 buy-in, $100,000 guarantee which will run Friday, February 10 through the 12. Full details on the remaining events of the Miami Gardens Poker Classic are available at www.StudzPoker.com.