Leo Leclerc Captures Title in Final PlayNow Poker Championship Event

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The last event in the 2017 PlayNow Poker Championship has found its winner in Leo Leclerc. Leclerc topped a field of 150 players in the $400 buy-in no-limit hold’em event to claim a nice new trophy signifying the win along with $15,152.

The 150-person field created a prize pool worth $56,250 and saw 16 players get paid with a min-cash worth $980. With an 8,000-chip starting stack and 30-minute blind levels, the field got narrowed down pretty early with the event lasting roughly 11 hours total.

Final Table Results

1Leo Leclerc$15,152
2Roberta Kent$9,692
3Eric Johnson$6,560
4Mario Jimenez$4,681
5Sean Scrymgeour$3,507
6Bob Kostesky$2,745
7Gabe Novelli$2,234
8Don Karasewich$1,881
9Marcel Vouriot$1,630
10Claire Leclerc$1,448

The final table saw Roberta Kent start with the chip lead. She held the chip lead throughout most of the final table, but during four-handed play Leclerc doubled off of Kent to take the chip lead. Eventually the two got heads up and Leclerc got the better of his opponent, eventually eliminating Kent in a heads-up battle that lasted seven hands.

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