Comeskey, Savage and Battistone Grab WPT Voyage Trophies

Last Updated on April 9, 2024 Author:Juan Blanco
WPT Voyage


  • The inaugural WPT Voyage event brought Taylor Von Kriegenbergh a $2,200 Turbo Victory.
  • WPT’s Matt Savage took home the Omaha 8 Event trophy.
  • Caitlin Comeskey and Brian Battistone also grabbed winner trophies.

The three-day WPT Voyage $5,000 Main Event that was held on the high seas on Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady attracted 293 participants.

At the end of the busy days packed with both poker and non-poker activities including gold and tennis outings, a pyjama party, and Vince Van Patten’s pickleball lessons, Aram Oganyan was crowned as winner, after he defeated Carlo Basurto and Austin Srur.

The first-ever WPT Voyage brought Brasilian Gregory De Faria the $1,100 WPT Voyage Prime Championship and a $155,400 cash prize.

Here is a quick overview of the rest of the winners from the inaugural event, including Taylor Von Kriegenbergh, Matt Savage, Caitlin Comeskey and Brian Battistone.

$2,200 Turbo Victory for Taylor Von Kriegenbergh

The WPT Voyage kicked off with the $2,200 buy-in Turbo No-Limit Hold’em event which gathered 86 entries. The list included content creator Ben Ludlow and resident crusher Jesse Lonis.

The prize pool reached $197,800. Taylor von Kriegenbergh came out with flying colors, winning the trophy and cashing out $58,319 after his heads-up battle with Daniel Neilson, the runner-up who bagged $38,878.

The final table also hosted Americans David Moses on eight with $6,740), Matthew Wantman in fourth position with $18,537) and Corel Theuma who came in third with $26,358.

Matt Savage Won the Omaha 8 Event

WPT’s executive tour director, Matt Savage, won the $660 buy-in Omaha 8 event and grabbed $9,517 along with the trophy.

After the win, Savage went to the Manor nightclub on board the Valiant Lady for the celebrations with WPT crew members and other media.

Before that, the “Savage Average” creator also stroked a pose for the victory photo alongside his wife, Maryann Savage.

Caitlin Comeskey Grabs Another Trophy

Caitlin Comeskey

Content creator Caitlin Comeskey who scooped up the award for “Best Short-Form Content Creator” at the GPI awards earlier in the year went home with a new WPT trophy.

Comeskey ruled over the $240 buy-in Ladies Event and took home $10,451. The final table of the event attracted 231 participants. This resulted in a $46,200 prize pool.

WPT’s Andrea King finished in the fifth position and took home $2,809 while Sarah Landell came in third with $5,078.

Jemikka Casella was the runner-up with $6,943.

Brian Battistone Grabbed the $25,000 High Roller Trophy

The $25,000 Super High Roller NLH was the biggest buy-in on the voyage.

The event attracted 28 participants eager to grab their share of the $677,600 prize pool.

2022 WPT World Championship winner Eliot Hudon went home with $81,312 from the fourth position, followed by Darren Elias in third with $121,968, and Taylor von Kriegenbergh in the second position.

Brian Battistone ruled the final table and bagged $304,920, more than triple his previous best ($78,641) in 2022.

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