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William Schonscheck Wins Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Event No. 4

Christina Lindley Finishes Runner-Up In $300 Buy-In No-Limit Hold'em Event

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William SchonscheckEvent 4 – $300 No-Limit Hold’em

Event no. 4 at the Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Las Vegas drew a total of 168 entrants, each putting up the $300 buy-in to build a prize pool of $44,000. A total of 18 players made the money, but the last player standing was William Schonscheck, who earned $11,000 for his first career tournament title.

Schonscheck defeated tournament circuit regular Christina Lindley heads-up, with an unavoidable cooler sealing the deal. On the final hand Schonsheck held a modest chip lead when he picked up ASpade SuitAClub Suit and Lindley found pocket queens. All of the money went in and the board run out didn’t change anything, ensuring that the pot and the title were Schonsheck’s. Lindley earned $7,920 for her second-place finish.

Christina Lindley Here is a look at the payouts awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings
1 William Schonsheck $11,000
2 Christina Lindley $7,920
3 John Rooney $5,280
4 Thomas Sundling $3,740
5 Bobby Poe $2,640
6 Brett Shaffer $1,980
7 James Parry $1,606
8 Peter Mavro $1,320
9 Mark J Robinson $1,210

Phil CollinsEvent 5 – $440 No-Limit Hold’em $100,000 Guarantee

The second guaranteed prizepool event of the series got underway on Wednesday with the first of two starting days. In order to meet the $100,000 guarantee, the $440 buy-in no-limit event has to only draw 258 players. Nearly that many turned out for the first starting day alone, with 213 entries by the end of registration adding $82,000 to the prizepool.

A total of 26 players from the first starting day survived and will combine with those who make it through day 1B to play down to a champion on Friday. Among those who made it through are 2011 World Series of Poker main event fifth-place finisher Phil Collins and recent CPPT Wynn finalist Jimmy Tran.

Here is a look at the chip counts for the returning 26 players:

Rank Player Chip Count
1 Neil Tran 289,000
2 Phil Collins 276,100
3 Paul Nguyen 216,300
4 Phil Tom 211,800
5 Daniel Collinge 177,700
6 Larry Napolitano 174,800
7 Robert Redman 174,300
8 Matthew Tyson 165,100
9 Nicholas Augustino 161,500
10 Stephen Gray 128,900
11 Angie Tran 127,400
12 Andrew Watson 115,600
13 Mike Carson 114,200
14 Natacha Goureau 103,400
15 Robert Chio 97,000
16 Jimmy Tran 92,200
17 Seth Schueler 87,400
18 Flavio Scalabrin 72,500
19 Jarrod Klien 63,400
20 Raymond Saide 60,600
21 Josh Atkinson 48,100
22 John Torres 44,600
23 Allen Bumgardner 43,500
24 Rich Garrison 42,300
25 Kenneth Kohl 28,000
26 Loann Li Pivert 26,800