Turning Stone Resort Casino Hosts Record-Breaking World Series of Poker Event with Millions in Winnings Awarded

By Eleanor Harrison Mar27,2024
Top Players at the World Series of Poker at Turning Stone Take Home Record $6.2 Million in Winnings

Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona recently hosted the only World Series of Poker event in New York state. The 12-day tournament, or circuit event, saw record-breaking numbers of entries, money won, and visitors to the region. In total, $6.2 million in winnings were awarded, which was double the minimum guarantee and an increase from the $5.4 million awarded last year.

The 2024 Turning Stone event sent 18 “Gold Ring” winning players to the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions main event in Las Vegas. Players from 38 states and four Canadian provinces participated in the event, totaling more than 16,000 entries. The tournament concluded with Ethan Bennett of Brooklyn being crowned the WSOP Main Event Champion, winning $298,546 and his first-ever Gold Ring.

Among the winners were players from Central and Western New York, including Edward Lupinski of Ilion, Budwey Salhab of Getzville, Leonid Kaplin of East Amherst, Travell Thomas of Orchard Park, Michael Rellinger of Tonawanda

By Eleanor Harrison

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