2018 Wynn Classic Continues – Update Week #2
The 2018 Wynn Poker Classic has been in action for two weeks now, offering poker players a nice selection of tournament events with varying buy-ins and formats. Last week, several events finished up with amateurs and pros alike vying for a top finish in each tournament. Players continued competing during the weekend and into this week as the Wynn Poker Classic is set to continue until March 11th.
Several events finished up over the past few days including the Wynn Classic NLH $40K Guarantee. This event had a buy-in of $400 and saw 137 players competing. The $40K guarantee was increased just a bit with $47,347 in total prize money up for grabs. In the end, it was Daniel Sewnig who defeated Christopher Haydt in heads-up play to earn the first-place finish and $14,283 in prize money.
NLH Tournaments – $100,000 GTD
The next tournament to come to an end was the NLH $100K Guarantee. This tournament had a buy-in of $550 and surpassed its guarantee by $18,560. Bob Shao would outlast the field of 247 competitors to earn the win, taking home $22,223 for his efforts.
A second No Limit Hold’em $100K Guarantee event was also on the schedule, coming to an end on February 24th. This event saw 227 players competing, increasing the guaranteed prize pool by $8,960.
Tyler Young won this event, taking home $22,061 for his efforts.
Wynn Classic NLH $320K Guarantee
One of the larger events on the schedule finishing up over the past few days was the Wynn Classic NLH $250K guarantee. This event had a $600 buy-in and saw 541 players competing. With so many registered, the event surpassed the guarantee by $33,052!
In the end, it was Deborah Sternberg and Yoon Cheon in heads-up play. Cheon would earn the win, taking home $57,886 in the process, sending Deborah home in second with $37,793 in earnings.
NLH Seniors – $25,000 GTD
Closing out the week was the NLH Seniors $25K guarantee. This event saw 167 players register, with $57,716 in total prize money up for grabs. David Levi defeated David Smith to claim the title win and $11,472 in prize money.
One Million Guaranteed NLH
The Wynn Poker Classic saw action this weekend with the $1,600 NLH $1 Million GTD having started on Thursday and ending on Saturday and the $400 NLH $40K GTD which started Sunday.