Wynn Poker Classic – Update Week #3
The Wynn Poker Classic is about to come to an end with only three tournaments set to finish up by next week. This past week, several events concluded, including the $3,150 No Limit Hold’em tournament and the $1,600 No Limit Hold’em $1 Million GTD. Turnout for the events of the past week was solid, with the guaranteed tournaments seeing a nice increase in the prize pool numbers.
$1,600 No Limit Hold’em
Let’s take a look at the $1,600 No Limit Hold’em first. This event had a buy-in of $1,600 with a prize pool guarantee of $1 million. With 984 players competing, the event saw a solid increase in the guaranteed prize money, with $1,431,720 up for grabs. In the end, it was poker pro, David Pham who earned the first-place finish after defeating Kurt Jewell in heads-up play. Pham earned $240,254 for the win with Jewell taking home $158,250 for second place.
$3,150 No Limit Hold’em
The $3,150 No Limit Hold’em was another big event on the schedule. A total of 131 players participating in the event, which created a $385,140 prize pool. The winner of this event was Jody Fayant, who earned $102,482 for the first-place finish, defeating Yang Zhang in heads-up play. Zhang earned $83,000 for second place.
$400 NLH $40K GTD
Another event finishing up this week was the $400 No Limit Hold’em $40K Guaranteed tournament. This event had a turnout of 204 players which surpassed the guarantee by just over $30,000! First place went to Scot Muckey, who earned $18,701 after defeating Joshua Turner in heads-up play. Turner would earn $11,457 after being eliminated from the competition.
Close to Wrapping Up
The Wynn Poker Classic will finish up with the $400 No Limit Hold’em Survivor $40k GTD which began on the 7th. The $600 No Limit Hold’em $250k GTD on the 7th, as well, with the $400 No Limit Hold’em $40K GTD which began on the 12th.