William Han

SKYCITY’s last major tournament of the year for 2017 drew in some of the best Poker players New Zealand had to offer and culminated in a Main Event prize pool of over $160,000.

The Opening Deep Stack tournament kicked things off and concluded with the Festival of Poker Main Event where William Han took out first place, the title of champion and the first place prize of $51,000. Henry Xu and Jamie Sadlier have to also be commended for their second and third place finishes respectively.

 $1,650 NLH Festival of Poker Main Event
William Han $51,000
Henry Xu $32,850
Jamie Sadlier $21,520
Geo Tislevoll $16,430
Trent Adams $12,650
Te Rangi Matenga $8,210
Phillip Willcocks $6,570
Radoslav Kopec $5,750
Steve Smith $4,930
Johnny Rakich $4,340

 

 $1,100 NLH Opening Deep Stack tournament
Jiang Zhou $22,750
Robert Donaldson $14,950
Matthew Beck $9,100
Ha Bac Nguyen $7,150
Sarah Saifi $5,200
Jamie Sadlier $3,250
Stephen Smith $2,600

 

 $330 NLH & PLO Rotation tournament
Stephen (Beefs) Thompson $4,160
Justine Hayes $2,670
Joe Zheng $1,780
Suneran Naidu $1,290

 

 $120 NLH Bounty Hunter tournament
Anthony Inns $1,705
Daya-Tumua Sao-Mafiti $1,140
Allen Kennedy $710
Nathan Buckley $560
Sanu Santhosh $410
Paul Reid $260
Ben Misfud $210
Ben Hagar $180

 

$50 NLH Flipout tournament
Zhenqiang Lin $1,000
Cameron Marr $400
Allen Kennedy $200

 

 $440 NLH “Deuces Up” Megastack tournament
Ray Wang  $10,870
Dennis Shikhu   $7,140
Jacko Efaraimo $4,560
Justine Hayes $3,540
Justin Serville  $2,620
Toby Meredith  $1,700
Jeremy Ng   $1,360
Adam Young  $1,190
James Shelford $1,020