WPT History Books: Will Failla
Level 15: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante
Featured Blog, Will Failla, Season XII, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal
It is Will "The Thrill" Failla's birthday this Monday at the partypoker WPT Montreal Main Event so it is as good a time as any to take a look at his history of WPT results. Will has cashed a dozen times on the World Poker Tour and he has played in 71 events (16.9 percent cash rate). His WPT career earnings stand at $1,135,375.
Will won his first WPT title at the Legends of Poker during Season X, good for $758,085. He went on to cash four times total during that season and he made his second final table at the Jacksonville bestbet Open. That strong performance was good enough for him to finish second in the WPT Player of Year standings just behind Joe Serock.
Will still has a fair amount of chips to work with here in Canada so we will see if he can use a little birthday rungood to make a third WPT final table. Happy Birthday Will! Here is a look at his career results on the tour.
Season V: Borgata Poker Open - 16th Place ($33,000)
Season V: Borgata Poker Classic - 17th Place ($34,894)
Season VII: Foxwoods World Poker Finals - 25th Place ($23,259)
Season VII: L.A. Poker Classic - 56th Place ($23,259)
Season VII: WPT World Championship - 39th Place ($40,855)
Season IX: Five Diamond World Poker Classic - 27th Place ($25,339)
Season IX: WPT World Championship - 15th Place ($53,095)
Season X: Legends of Poker - Champion ($758,085)
Season X: Borgata Poker Open - 11th Place ($50,315)
Season X: Five Diamond World Poker Classic - 93rd Place ($11,942)
Season X: Jacksonville bestbet Open - 6th Place ($54,704)
Season XI: Five Diamond World Poker Classic - 32nd Place ($26,835)
05:14 PM, 12/02/13
Will Failla Takes a Hit
Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante
The cutoff raises to 2,000 preflop and Will Failla reraises to 6,500 on the small blind. The flop is dealt KK6 and Failla bets 4,500. The cutoff calls and the 10 falls on the turn. Failla fires out 8,500 and the cutoff tank-calls. Failla checkes in the dark and the river delivers the 5. Teh cutoff flips over KJ and is good enough to win the pot when Failla mucks. "I had ace-queen," said Failla, "I wish it was ace-king."
Will Failla, Season XII, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal
Will Failla - 44,000 (44 bb)
11:04 PM, 12/01/13