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Four Bellagio Millionaires Still Alive
Level 24: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
There are four players among the remaining ten who have earned over $1 million in Bellagio tournaments in their career.
Eugene Katchalov won the 2007 WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Classic, earning $2.48 million, and has a Bellagio career total of about $2.8 million.
Shannon Shorr won the 2006 Bellagio Cup II (a non-WPT event) for $960,000, and he also won a $1,000 no-limit event in that same tournament. He also made two final tables in the 2008 Bellagio Cup IV, with a first and a third. His total Bellagio earnings are about $1.9 million.
Bertrand "Elky" Grospellier won the 2008 WPT Festa al Lago, earning $1.4 million, and his career Bellagio earnings are around $1.5 million.
Justin Young finished second in the 2008 WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Classic, earning $936,000, and he also has a victory in a $2,500 no-limit event in the 2006 Fest al Lago. His career Bellagio earnings are around $1.4 million.
It's also worth noting that Yevgeniy Timoshenko is playing in his first-ever WPT event at Bellagio, because he just turned 21 a few months ago.
01:42 PM, 04/24/09