Erik Seidel, Eric Baldwin & Cherish Andrews Among 2024 Wynn Millions Side Event Winners

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The popular 2024 Wynn Millions Poker Series wrapped up early this month after dozens of events that smashed the $8 million in series guarantees.

The series, which ran Feb. 19-March 24, had no shortage of highlights, including Neel Murthy shipping the $3,500 Wynn Millions Championship for $502,856, as well as Adrian Lopez winning the Mystery Bounty event and Landon Tice picking up his first live tournament victory since 2020.

Here’s a look at some of the other standout moments from the Wynn Millions series.

Erik Seidel Beats Alex Foxen in $10,500 NLH High Roller

Erik Seidel
Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel won his tenth bracelet last December in a WSOP Paradise Super High Roller. The Poker Hall of Famer continued his dominance of the high roller scene in $10,500 NLH High Roller, where he defeated Alex Foxen during heads-up play.

The final table also featured reigning Player of the Year Bin Weng (9th – $26,000), Victoria Livshitz (7th – $36,400) and Eric Baldwin, (5th – $59,600), who picked up a trophy earlier in the series.

$10,500 NLH High Roller Final Table Results

  PLACE PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 Erik Seidel Las Vegas, NV $250,000
  2 Alex Foxen Las Vegas, NV $160,000
  3 Taylor Wilson Wheeling, WV $112,000
  4 Ariel Mantel Weston, FL $80,000
  5 Eric Baldwin Las Vegas, NV $59,600
  6 Scott Henry Monroe, LA $46,000
  7 Victoria Livshitz Whitefish, MT $36,400
  8 Alex Keating Austin, TX $30,000
  9 Bin Weng Philadelphia, PA $26,000

Eric Baldwin Wins Wynn Millions $600 NLH

Eric Baldwin
Eric Baldwin

One of the early big scores in the 2024 Wynn Millions series went to a familiar face in Eric Baldwin, who topped a field of 1,085 runners in a $600 No Limit Hold’em event for $96,909 as the Vegas-based grinder added to his $8.4 million in live earnings.

The final table included fellow Vegas-based players Jay Fredricksen (8th – $12,772) and Aaron Massey (3rd – $48,713), as well as North Carolina’s Paul Taylor, who finished runner-up for $63,335.

Wynn Millions $600 NLH Final Table Results

Cherish Andrews Is Going for GPI Player of the Year

Cherish Andrews
Cherish Andrews

Few players had a stronger series than Cherish Andrews, who took down the $2,200 NLH 6 Max event for $182,927 after defeating a final table that included runner-up Timothy Chang ($119,677) and PokerNews Podcast co-host Mike Holtz (4th – $73,106).

The 2022 GPI Female Player of the Year picked up another six-figure score later in the series as she finished third in the Mystery Bounty event for $101,650. Andrews caught up with PokerNews at the Wynn and she said she is not trying to defend her Female POY title, but instead has her sights set on overall POY.

$2,200 6-Max Final Table Results

  PLACE PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 Cherish Andrews St. Thomas, PA $182,927
  2 Timothy Chang Las Vegas, NV $119,677
  3 Matthew Liu Bellaire, TX $91,949
  4 Mike Holtz Las Vegas, NV $73,106
  5 Sundiata Devore Syracuse, NY $55,381
  6 Niko Koop Germany $41,325

Jesse Lonis Beats Rampage Poker in $10,500 NLH High Roller

Jesse Lonis
Jesse Lonis

Rising poker star Jesse Lonis earned his latest high-stakes victory in a $10,500 NLH High Roller for $193,140 that had a final table featuring Adam Hendrix (7th – $27,260), Jeremy Ausmus (6th – $36,250) and James Collopy (4th – $63,800).

But it was star poker vlogger Ethan “Rampage” Yau who found himself heads-up against Lonis before falling in second place for $123,250.

$10,500 NLH High Roller Final Table Results

  PLACE PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 Jesse Lonis Las Vegas, NV $193,140
  2 Ethan “Rampage” Yau Las Vegas, NV $123,250
  3 Filipp Khavin St Petersburg, FL $88,450
  4 James Collopy Las Vegas, NV $63,800
  5 Taylor Wilson Wheeling, WV $47,850
  6 Jeremy Ausmus Las Vegas, NV $36,250
  7 Adam Hendrix Anchorage, AK $27,260

John Riordan Wins Wynn Millions $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD

John Riordan
John Riordan

Later in the series, John Riordan took down the $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD event for $76,695.

Riordan bested Brazil’s Joao Simao during heads-up play at a stacked final table that included 2023 GPI Mid-Major Player of the Year Nick Pupillo (3rd – $33,476), Frank Brannan (7th – $11,503) and Jordan Spurlin (9th – $8,014).

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Wynn Millions $3,000 PLO 6 Max $200K GTD Final Table Results

  PLACE PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 John Riordan Las Vegas, NV $76,695
  2 Joao Simao Brazil $47,823
  3 Nick Pupillo Gilbert, AZ $33,476
  4 Stanislav Halatenko Ukraine $24,558
  5 Kyle Knecht Las Vegas, NV $18,418
  6 Maksim Pisarenko Russia $14,360
  7 Frank Brannan Brooklyn, NY $11,503
  8 Nitesh Rawtani Van Nuys, CA $9,435
  9 Jordan Spurlin Las Vegas, NV $8,014

A full list of winners at the 2024 Wynn Millions festival in Las Vegas is available in the table below.

2024 Wynn Millions Winners

  DATE EVENT BUY-IN ENTRANTS PRIZE POOL WINNER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  2/19 No Limit Hold’em $500 230 $98,900 Stephen Sola San Pedro, CA $23,159
  2/19 NLH Turbo $200 114 $27,042 Jason Olenak Las Vegas, NV $5,500
  2/20 No Limit Hold’em $600 714 $367,710 Myles Mullaly Rye, NY $66,856
  2/20 HORSE $400 134 $44,890 Hani Awad Las Vegas, NV $12,120
  2/21 Limit Omaha 8 $400 100 $33,500 Nicolas Milgrom Las Vegas, NV $9,510
  2/22 No Limit Hold’em $600 1,085 $558,775 Eric Baldwin Las Vegas, NV $96,909
  2/22 NLH Turbo $200 73 $17,299 Nikko Laochua Las Vegas, NV $5,405
  2/23 PLO Turbo $400 100 $34,000 Martin Reider New York, NY $9,652
  2/24 Ladies NLH $400 85 $28,900 Qing Lu Walnut, CA $8,573
  2/24 NLH Turbo $200 94 $22,882 Christopher Rosenberger San Francisco, CA $6,791
  2/25 No Limit Hold’em $400 126 $42,840 Briahn Smith Henderson, NV $11,781
  2/25 NLH Turbo $200 63 $15,849 Samuel Camhi Israel $5,032
  2/26 NLH Turbo $200 59 $14,207 David Perez Spain $4,730
  02/27 No Limit Hold’em $400 512 $171,520 Landon Tice Las Vegas, NV $32,025
  02/27 NLH Turbo $200 70 $17,530 Aristides Montero Dominican Republic $5,478
  2/29 No Limit Hold’em $1,100 848 $822,560 Stephen Decker Englewood, CO $103,688
  2/29 P.O.T. (PLO, O/8, 2-7 Triple Draw) $400 134 $32,160 Samir Al-Massri San Francisco, CA $8,682
  3/1 Seniors NLH 50+ $500 244 $104,920 Marc Wolpert La Quinta, CA $21,464
  3/1 Big O $600 112 $57,680 Manuel Labandiera Las Vegas, NV $14,378
  3/3 No Limit Hold’em $400 208 $70,720 Mikhail Sniatovskii Henderson, NV $16,561
  3/3 HORSE (2 Day) $1,100 94 $91,180 Andrew Yeh Las Vegas, NV $27,053
  3/4 No Limit Hold’em $400 192 $65,280 Joshua Rivera Anchorage, AK $13,148
  3/4 PLO 6 Max $3,000 94 $258,500 John Riordan Las Vegas, NV $76,695
  3/5 NLH 6 Max $2,200 468 $936,000 Cherish Andrews St. Thomas, PA $182,927
  3/5 Limit Omaha 8 (2 Day) $1,100 72 $69,840 Dominick Sarle Long Beach, NY $21,824
  3/7 Wynn Millions Championship $3,500 1,180 $3,746,500 Neel Murthy N/A $502,856
  3/10 NLH Turbo $1,100 131 $128,380 Will Givens Aurora, CO $34,664
  3/11 NLH $500 Bounty $1,600 173 $250,850 Kevin Rand Mountain View, CA $40,224
  3/12 NLH High Roller $10,500 80 $800,000 Erik Seidel Las Vegas, NV $250,000
  3/13 No Limit Hold’em $1,100 572 $554,840 Shuofei Geng Kirkland, WA $101,789
  3/13 NLH High Roller $10,500 58 $580,000 Jesse Lonis Las Vegas, NV $193,140
  3/14 PLO High Roller $10,500 50 $500,000 James Collopy Las Vegas, NV $175,000
  3/15 NLH High Roller $10,500 59 $590,000 Lucas Foster San Diego, CA $196,470
  3/16 Mystery Bounty $1,600 1,272 $1,831,680 Adrian Lopez San Diego, CA $197,950
  3/17 No Limit Hold’em $500 176 $75,680 Mark Walker Las Vegas, NV $18,520
  3/18 No Limit Hold’em $400 605 $202,675 Nicholas Wang Fairfax, VA $32,559
  3/20 No Limit Hold’em $400 169 $57,460 Kalyan Cheekuri Canada $11,900
  3/21 No Limit Hold’em $1,100 748 $725,560 Andrew Rodgers Las Vegas, NV $127,915
  3/24 No Limit Hold’em $500 159 $68,370 Bryan Allen Mesa, AZ $17,530
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