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Miami Beach Native Named Main Event Champion of 2018 Million Dollar Heater

BILOXI, Miss – (Jan. 18, 2018) - Timothy Miles from Miami Beach, Fla. competed against 174 other entrants for a share of Beau Rivage's $437,500 Million Dollar Heater Main Event prize pool, and walked away with the $113,313 first place prize.
 
“The south’s greatest poker series was packed with excitement from start to finish” said Beau Rivage Poker Room Manager Henry Garrison. “The Million Dollar Heater opening event broke last year’s record and was the largest entry count ever in Mississippi for a single event with 2,837 participants up from 2,739 players in 2017.”
 
Fourteen events with buy-ins ranging from $155 to $2,500 took place over 12 action-packed days. Event winners include:
 

Event #1
600K Guarantee
 
Kongyen Chhang
 
Baton Rouge, LA
 
$94,844
Event #2
$300 NLH
Michael Plaxco Muscle Shoals, AL $23,230
Event #3
 $400 Big O
Chico Pho Memphis, TN $9,742
Event #4
$300 NLH
Lane LeBlanc New Iberia, LA $12,298
Event #5
$300 Limit Omaha 8 or Better
Danny Zaccaro Mobile, AL $8,190
Event #6
$300 Seniors NLH
Edwinn Childress Jr. Union Grove, AL $23,391
Event #7
$500 SixMax NLH
Robert Matthews Denham Springs, LA $9,436
Event #8
 $355 NLH ‘Em Monster Stack $50K Guaranteed
Loc Nguyen Trussville, AL $30,427
Event #9
 $300 “The Rock” NLH
Adam Cotant Tuscaloosa, AL $6,796
Event #10
 $300 NLH /50K Bounties
Jeromy Eyer Tuscaloosa, AL $6,289
Event #11
 $200 Little Monster NLH
James Joiner Lucedale, MS $14,025
Event #12
 $1000 PLO Freezeout
Trevor Buboltz Tinley Park, IL $12,965
Event #13
 $2700 NLH Main Event $300K Guaranteed
Timothy Miles Miami Beach, FL $113,131
Event #14
 $300 NLH
James Joiner Lucedale, MS $5,448
 
A complete list of Million Dollar Heater results can be found here: www.beaurivage.com
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Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM Resorts International’s 1,740-room destination resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers AAA Four-Diamond accommodations, 10 restaurants, a spa & salon, an upscale shopping promenade, 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a 1,550-seat showroom and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed golf course. Visit www.beaurivage.com or call (888) 567-6667.
 
CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino,
228-386-7134, mspain@mgmresorts.com
 

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