Courtney Kennedy Wins Event#65 or $10K Women’s Poker Championship

By | July 11, 2016

Courtney Kennedy Wins Event#65 or $10K Women’s Poker ChampionshipCourtney Kennedy, a 37 year old lady and a Casino dealer from Detroit wins event#65 of the WSOP 2016. The event was for $10,000/$1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament ( it was $10k buy in for men and only $1K for women ) to which Kennedy did well and collected the title of the championship and cash prize of amount $149,108.

The event attracted 819 entries and generated $745,200 as cash prize pool. Top 123 finishers collected some amount of money. Amanda Baker, from San Diego was the runner up of the match and collected a good total of $92,121.

This was the first ever gold bracelet win for the player and she didn’t even played in any single game of World Series of poker previous to this particular game, where she finished a winner and collected a whopping $149,108.

Besides having some of the better player at the final table, Kennedy played really well till the end of the game and never loses her momentum. A few player like Amanda Musumeci and Amanda Baker were playing really good and having good number of chip counts with them, but it was a day for Courtney Kennedy.

Final table Players:-

Amanda Baker, from San Diego was at second position and received $92,121 as prize money. This was the 16th cash for the player at WSOP, whereas Michelle Deng (a.k.a. Xiu Deng) completed her journey at third place for a total winning share of amount $64,401.

A pro poker player from Great Britain Natalia Breviglieri was the fourth position holder and took home $45,683, Amanda Musumeci, from Philadelphia comes fifth in the winners list for a total $32,889 and Shelly Johnson-Ochoa, from Tucson completes to sixth place for $24,037.

A player from Las Vegas Wendy Freedman got busted to seventh position for a prize $17,837. She got busted fairly early from the table and accepted the given amount.

Nicole Schwartz from Delaware was the one who hit the rail to eighth place and pocketed $13,443, meanwhile Yaxi Zhu, from Shanghai, China collected $10,292, being ninth.