Wynn Poker Classic – Update Week #3

Wynn Poker Classic 2018

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.

Tournament Results

$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.