By Rhue R. Reis [Pictured left to right: Sam Hadded, She Lok Wong, Mazen Neshiwat]
3-Way Agreement Leaves She Lok Wong With Championship Trophy and $95,000
The $2,700 No Limit Hold’em Main Event at the 2014 Foxwoods Poker Classic had 226 entrants start play on Friday battling it out for a piece of the $548,050 prize pool. Eighty-two returned at noon on Saturday for day two action. Play continued for just over ten hours before the money was reached, and another two hours before play was over for the night with thirteen players remaining. Play resumed at noon on Sunday and in two hours, the final table was determined. Seven hours of final table action culminated with the final three reaching an agreement that gave Mazen Nesheiwat of Poughkeepsie, NY $84,125 for 3rd, Sam Haddad of Westwood, MA collected $92,434 and the Commemorative Watch for 2nd, while She Lok Wong of Forest Hills, NY garnered the Championship Trophy and Top Prize Money of $95,000.
FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO Foxwoods Poker Classic EVENT 20 3 /21/14 No Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT BUY-IN $3,500 + $200 PLAYERS 226 PRIZE POOL $548,050 1. She Lok Wong . . . .$95,000 2. Sam Haddad . . . . .$92,434 3. Mazen Nesheiwat . . .$84,125 4. Aaron Smith . . . . .$43,844 5. Michael Jarvela . . .$32,883 6. Bharath Sreekanth . .$26,307 7. Daniel Chalifour . . $21,374 8. Antoine Younes . . . $17,537 9. Joseph Tieri . . . . $13,712