The champion of Wynn Winter Classic was determined

Michael Rocco 2020

Wynn Winter Classic Championship Tournament collected 557 entries for $5 300. This allowed the prize pool to reach the mark of $2 740 000. Thus, $1 500 000 guarantee was beaten.

The final day lasted 15 hours and it became a real marathon for the participants of tournament. A lot of famous players participated in the final: Justin Bonomo, Kahle Burns, Maria Ho and others.   

Surprisingly, none of them managed to take the serious place.  at the end of the event. Thus, other players became the finalist.    

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Ben Farrell was the chip leader of the second day, but he finished only in the 3rd place and earned $239 000.  

Wynn Winter Classic Heads-up

Michael Rocco and Michael Dyer played in a heads-up and each of them wanted to win. However, Michael Rocco managed to take the 1st place and earned $540 000.

K-6 became the winning hand for Rocco. He saw K-6-3, and his opponent went all-in with A-Q, Rocco called. 10 on the turn and 2 on the river didn’t change situation and Rocco became a triumpher of this tournament.  

Prize money in top 6 of Wynn Winter Classic

  1. Michael Rocco (USA) – $540 000
  2. Michael Dyer (USA)  – $353 000
  3. Ben Farrell (UK) – $239 000
  4. Louis Salter (UK) – $168 000
  5. Joe Kuether (USA) – $124 000
  6. Matt Yorra (USA) – $96 000
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