11/22/2012 : RAYMER TAKES FOURTH HEARTLAND POKER TOUR TITLE
Record breaking win marks Fossilman the HPT's all-time money leader
Poker Pro Greg ‘Fossilman' Raymer bested a field of 283 to win the inaugural Heartland Poker Tour Belterra no-limit hold'em main event held in Florence.
Raymer becomes the Heartland Tours record breaking winner, taking four poker tournaments on the same tour in one year. He also becomes the tour's all-time money leader.
A paycheck of $106 030 was awarded for his trouble, a tidy sum to add to his winnings from the New Mexico, St. Louis and Prairie Meadows titles he has already won this year.
Raymer took on Cincinnati-based poker pro Jacob Bazely in heads-up play, emerging the victor following a tough session.
Final table payouts looked like this:
1 Greg Raymer $106 030
2 Jacob Bazeley $59 706
3 Bruce Ostrander $38 088
4 Iverson Snuffer $32 941
5 Jason Gwinn $25 324
6 Kenneth Hicks $20 588