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Clonie Gowen Wins World Poker Open at Gold Strike Casino

Takes Home More Than $183,000 for First


Clonie GowenTeam Full Tilt member Clonie Gowen won the $5,000 buy-in World Poker Open main event this week, pocketing more than $183,000 for first.

The 107-players who took the felt in Tunica, Mississippi at the Gold Strike Casino generated a prize pool of nearly $509,000. The following are the final table results:

1. Clonie Gowen ─ $183,224
2. B.J. McBrayer ─ $96,701
3. Kirby Brewer ─ $61,074
4. Michael Schneider ─ $40,716
5. Justin Allen ─ $35,627
6. Brandon Jarrett ─$30,537
7. Jim Peanick ─$25,448
8. Barry Hatcher ─$20,358
9. Blake Huff ─$15,296

Gowen's live tournament winnings now exceed $1 million. In addition, she's also won three Poker After Dark titles. For complete results on the World Poker Open, click on the Tournaments Tab.





over 12 years ago

CHECK THAT! I see you won an event at Bellagio in July 08 for more than $430K. Still, u r having a great 2008, WTG!! :) nuff said!


over 12 years ago

Nicely done, Clonie. Prob. biggest cash of your career so far!!! Keep up the good work! :)


over 12 years ago

good for you clonie... now how fcked up is it that this is no longer a WPT event... two if not 3 years ago this was a major title... sorry the economy took the open wpt win away from clonie....