SOURCE: UB

March 18, 2010 20:08 ET

UB.com's Brandon Cantu Takes Wynn Classic

Team UB Pro Conquers Another Land-Based Tournament in Las Vegas

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 18, 2010) -  If Brandon Cantu's performance at a major Las Vegas event this week is any indication, the Team UB poker pro better make room on his arm for a third WSOP bracelet. Cantu took the top spot in Event #17 of the 2010 Wynn Classic, a No Limit Hold'em Championship tournament and the final event of the series that kicked off on March 24th at the Wynn Las Vegas.

Cantu walked away with $363,844 after conquering a field of 262 players. The $5,000+160 buy-in poker tournament featured a total prize pool of $1,173,700.

This is Brandon Cantu's second major land-based win in less than one year. At last year's World Series of Poker, the Team UB pro won Event #48, a $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha 8 or Better event, besting a field of 762 players for $228,867. At the WSOP, Cantu has amassed ten top 10 finishes, made four final tables, a World Poker Tour championship and collected two bracelets.

To date, Brandon Cantu has won more than $3.6 million in online poker and land-based tournaments. Online poker players can learn about the success stories of all Team UB pros by visiting the poker site's blog, accessible from the UB.com homepage.

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