The Main Event featuring a $5 000 000 guaranteed prize pool attracted a field of 907 that included the likes of Dan Coleman, Joe Cada, Erik Seidel, Michael Mizrachi and Jonathan Duhamel.
After four days of play it came down to heads-up between Omar Zazay and Brian Phillis, Zazay ultimately emerging victorious after more than 100 hands.
“It was a really long journey – a four-day tournament and I was just trying to take stay focused and take it one step at a time,” Zazay said after the win.
“It’s an amazing feeling. This is very huge for me. It been a lot of hard work. I played a lot of poker and come up short lots of times and feel like I can do better so it’s good to accomplish a big title under my belt.”
Final Table Results:
1 Omar Zazay $1,000,000
2 Brian Phillis $575,000
3 Dan Colman $310,000
4 Larry Moccia $220,000
5 Randy Pfeifer $180,000
6 Joseph Couden $150,000
7 Vladislav Mezheritsky $125,000
8 Paul Volpe $100,000
9 Rick Alvarado $75,000