After Eddie Kofler was eliminated in sixth place, the five remaining players decided to enter discussions about dividing up what was left of the prize pool. Andrew Boccia owned the biggest stack by far and he negotiated his way to the top paying position plus a bit more.
He earned $46,255 plus Boccia now owns a seat in Flight A of the Tampa Poker Classic Main Event on Thursday.
Below are the chip counts for the five players and their new payout:
Andrew Boccia – 12,800,000
Daniel Mills – 6,675,000
Christopher Boyle – 4,575,000
Philip Starner – 2,425,000
Bob Van Syckle – 1,450,000
1st: Andrew Boccia $46,255 + $1,650 Seat
2nd: Daniel Mills – $36,494
3rd: Christopher Boyle – $31,772
4th: Philip Starner – $25,393
5th: Bob Van Syckle – $21,417