This past weekend, bestbet Jacksonville hosted a live tournament series in the Fall Frenzy II, which was comprised of three events – a $240 NLH Warm-Up, $360 Monster Stack, and $1,100 Main Event.
The series culminated on Sunday with the conclusion of the 2020 bestbet Fall Frenzy $1,00 Main Event, a tournament that attracted 182 entries and offered up a $243,880 prize pool.
The top 23 finishers got a piece of it including Gloria Jackson (23rd – $2,314), Gabriel Pardo (19th – $3,048), Josh Adkins (14th – $4,512), Raminder Singh (11th – $5,365), Stephen Strout (5th – $11,743), and Patrick Pigford (3rd – $24,998).
In the end, Benjamin Diebold defeated Dhimitri Lleshi in heads-up play to win the title and $63,182 first-place prize.
Prior to the win, Diebold had $315,908 in lifetime tournament earnings, including a career-best $75,.655 for winning the 2018 CardPlayer Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville $1,100 Main Event. Later that year, he also finished runner-up in the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee High Roller for $63,721.
2020 bestbet Fall Frenzy Main Event Final Table Results
|1||Benjamin Diebold||Charleston, South Carolina||$63,182|
|2||Dhimitri Lleshi||Clawson, Michigan||$42,374|
|3||Patrick Pigford||Neptune Beach, Florida||$24,998|
|4||Guy Caudill||St. Augustine, Florida||$15,206|
|5||Stephen Strout||St. Augustine, Florida||$11,743|
|6||Roderick Moore||Jacksonville, Florida||$9,731|
|7||Edward Mroczkowski||Jacksonville, Florida||$8,292|
|8||Michael Cox||Sumter, South Carolina||$7,292|
|9||Brooks Jampole||Tallahassee, Florida||$6,319|
While he had to settle for second place in the Main Event, Lleshi did not leave the series without a title. That’s because two days earlier he had prevailed over a 254-entry field to win the $240 Warm-Up NLH event for $11,674.
The series wrapped with Raminder Singh claiming the $360 Monster Stack title. That tournament drew 192 runners and ended with a three-way deal that also saw Dale North and Lunique Petiote each lock up $10,000.
2020 bestbet Fall Frenzy Winners
|November 20||$240 NLH||254||$50,800||Dhimitri Lleshi||$11,674|
|November 20-22||$1,500 Main Event||182||$243,880||Benjamin Diebold||$63,182|
|November 22||$360 Monster Stack||192||$57,600||Raminder Singh||$10,457|
For December, bestbet Jacksonville will continue to host weekly tournaments including a $60 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament at Noon local time on both Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, 9th and 30th, as well as a $160 buy-in NLH event at the same time on Friday, Dec. 4 and 11th. Additionally, on Sunday Dec. 6th and 27th there will be a $160 NLH tournament at Noon and a $140 PLO/8 event at 7 p.m.
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