The 2018 Western New York Poker Challenge (WNYPC) came to a conclusion yesterday with its main event that boasted a record 315 entries at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. It was Henry Zou who came out on top to take home the coveted title as well as $66,736 for his efforts.
Patrick Tighe lead the pack at the beginning of the final table but soon relinquished the lead to eventual winner Henry Zou who doubled up against him. Zou then proceeded to eliminate Jeff Hobrecker in 9th place and sailed pretty smoothly to the finish line.
A look at the final table payouts:
1. Henry Zou – $66,736
2. Matt Marcinkiewicz – $40,484
3. Andrew Miller – $27,110
4. Jeff Mahoney – $18,907
5. Mike LaTour – $14,181
6. Patrick Tighe – $11,956
7. Victor Smith – $9,398
8. Scott Murawa – $7,785
9. Jeff Hobrecker – $6,673
Henry Zou’s total live earnings until this event stood at $39,736 which makes this his biggest win till date by a huge margin! Zou plans on playing the Main Event at the upcoming WSOP 2018, according to pokernews.