Keith Tilston Takes Down the US Poker Open Main Event for $660,000

2018 US Poker Open

The First ever US Poker Open came to a conclusion on Sunday and it was Keith Tilston who walked away with the Main Event Title as well as a cool $660,000 for his efforts. Tilston’s total winnings for the series touched $1,047,100 Mn with this victory which nearly matched his overall career earnings in live tournaments.

Tilston battled high stakes tournament regular Jake Schindler heads-up who had a pretty impressive week himself, cashing in 4 events with a total of $693,400. Schindler’s career earnings now total over a whopping $16.5 Mn. Daniel Negreanu took 3rd place in the Main Event for $264,000. 

A look at the final table results:

  1. Keith Tilston – 660,000
  2. Jake Schindler – $429,000
  3. Daniel Negreanu – $264,000
  4. Tom Marchese – 165,000
  5. Dan Smith – $132,000

None of them could top Stephen Chidwick however, who walked away as the first ever US Poker Open Champion with a total of 4 final tables and $1,256,650 Mn in earnings.

Chidwick shipped two tournaments along the way. Read more by following the links below: