The WPT Fallsview Poker Classic $5,000 main event was won by Canadian poker player Matthew Lapossie who hails from London, Ontario. Matthew Lapossie was a relatively unknown tournament player whose biggest win before this was a $500 event at the LA Poker Classic way back in 2009. Lapossie bested a field of 383 players to take home $363,197 and have his name etched onto the WPT Champions Cup.
The top three spots were all taken by Canadian poker players, and more specifically players from Ontario. Dylan Wilkerson from Toronto got 2nd and nearby Mississauga’s Jason James finished third. Out of the three tournaments ran at the 2014 WPT Fallsview Classic, two were won by Canadians with Mike Leah taking down the $1,100 event. US player Pratyush Buddiga managed to capture the $2500 event.
2014 Fallsview Poker Classic $5,000 Main Event Winner & Results
1. Matthew Lapossie $363,197
2. Dylan Wilkerson $254,238
3. Jason James $163,439