The latest major tournament series at the Lodge came to Round Rock, TX in the form of the 2023 Fall Mayhem Series.
The series ran from September 5-18, and sent plenty of players home with big payouts.
Vu Nguyen was the biggest of those winners, taking down the $1 Million Guaranteed Mayhem Main Event for $188,000.
Let’s take a look at the big winners from 2023 Fall Mayhem:
$1 Million Guaranteed Fall Mayhem Series Main Event
The Fall Mayhem Man Event saw the top two players go home with six-figure paydays.
Vu Nguyen came away as the tournament champion, taking down the first-place prize of $188,000.
Other top finishers included Joseph LeBrun (2nd – $129,500), Morgan (3rd – $95,000), Dylan Farley (4th – $71,000) and Mark Jefferson (5th – $53,000).
Event #1: $15,000 Guaranteed Seniors
The Fall Mayhem Series kicked off with the $300 buy-in Seniors Event. A total of 144 players competed for $36,288 in prize money.
Ricky Rasberry took the outright win, securing a first-place payday of $8,262.
Other top finishers included Clyde Little (2nd – $5,492), Forrest Collins (3rd – $5,664), and Dennis Brand (4th – $5,906).
Event #2: $15,000 Guaranteed Pot-Limit Omaha
The $15K Guaranteed PLO event drew 103 entries, with the top three finishers each going home with at least $5K.
The final three included Tad Macareg (1st – $6,014), Nitin Gupta (2nd – $5,000) and James Davidson (3rd – $5,000).
Event #4: PLO Double Green Chip Bounty
A couple of the Lodge’s most familiar faces finished atop the payout ladder in the PLO Double Green Chip Bounty event.
The final three players agreed to an ICM deal, with Lodge co-owner Andrew Neeme taking the first-place share of $2,582.
Lodge Cage Manager Jesse Segall took home $2,000, while Quinton Williams also bagged $2,000.
Event #6: Tag Team $15K Guaranteed
The prize pool for the $15K Tag Team event reached $37,518, and ended in an outright win for the team of Tyler Norris and Justin Greilich.
Tyler and Justin took home the first-place prize of $11,260.
Event #7: $250K Guaranteed NLH
The massive $250K guarantee for Event #8 was surpassed, as 895 runners came out for a final prize pool of $302,150.
The tournament ended in a heads-up chop, with John McCullough (1st – $49,161) coming away with the tournament championship trophy. George Nino(2nd – $50,696) took home a slightly bigger share of the prize money per the terms of the deal.
Other top-five finishers included Trung Tran (3rd – $27,256), Phillip Jackson (4th – $19,909) and James Tsou (5th – $14,750).
Event #8: $10K Ladies Event
Event #8 paid nine places, with the tournament ending in an outright win for Brittney Cammack (1st – $5,722).
Other top finishers included Christina Eckert (2nd – $4,742) and Samantha Perryman (3rd – $2,596)
Event #9: $50K Guaranteed Six-Max
The $50K Guaranteed Six-Max event ended with an outright winner, as Mark Jefferson topped the field for a $14,500 payday.
Other top finishers included Dennis Brand (2nd – $9,800), Andrew Morano (3rd – $6,550) and Wenbin Chen ($4,750).
Event #10: $10K Guaranteed Mixed Games
The $10K Guaranteed Mixed Games event saw 43 players put up the $500 buy-in. That field competed for an $18,275 prize pool.
Aaron McEvoy took down the win and the first-place prize of $7,766.
Other top finishers included Jordan Walther (2nd – $4,569) and Clinton Hartshorn (3rd – $2,833).
Event #11: $20K NLH Black Chip Bounty
The $20K Guaranteed Black Chip Bounty drew 133 players, with the final prize pool reaching $20,216.
Phillip Lee finished on top of the payout ladder for a first-place prize of $5,356.
Other top finishers included Josh Beckenstein (2nd – $4,200), Quinnlyn Slattman (3rd – $2,679), and Jeremy Janes (4th – $1,870).
Event #12: $15K Guaranteed Double Green Chip Bounty
The $15K Double Green Chip Bounty event drew 92 entries, and the final two players standing agreed to a heads-up chop.
Timothy Gower and the Lodge’s own Cage Manager Jesse Segall chopped for $2,550 each. The two top finishers played on for the tournament trophy, with Gower taking home the hardware.
Other top finishers included Nitin Gupta (3rd – $1,374), and A. Campbell (4th – $996).
Event #13: $20K Guaranteed NLH
Event #13 ended with a heads-up deal, and both of the final two players took home sizable paydays.
Frank Sill took home the championship trophy and $5,536, while Andrew Tran bagged $5,731 per the terms of the deal.
Other top finishers included Lisa Maloney (3rd – $3,037) and Dennis Brand (4th – $2,202).
Event #16: $15K Guaranteed Freezeout
The 16th and final event of the 2023 Fall Mayhem Series saw 111 players compete for a, $18,204 prize pool.
The tournament ended in a seven-way ICM deal, with Robert Flowers going home with the championship trophy.