Feng Wins Big in Tulsa

The 2024 World Series of Poker Circuit recently made a stop at the Hard Rock Tulsa, and there were several big tournaments that took place. There is always a main event at the WSOPC events, and a Texas resident was able to come up with a win this time around. 

Han Feng took home the top prize at the $1,700 buy-in no-limit tournament, and he had to beat a loaded field of players in order to get that done. A total of 472 players signed up to compete in this event, and that allowed Feng to take home $144,413 by finishing in first place. 

What made this win even more special for Feng was the fact that this was the first time that he has ever won a WSOPC gold ring. He did finish in second place at a similar event last year, but this time he was able to catch the right cards needed to cash in. 

Feng is nearing $450,000 in career earnings, and he is starting to make a big name for himself on the WSOPC. There were a number of times in which it looked as if Feng was going to fall out of the running, but he always responded in a big way. 

Some Great Poker

The top 71 finishers in this event were given some prize money, but only eight players entered the final day of the event. Bryce Laymance entered the final day with the chip lead, but it wasn’t long before that lead started to shrink. 

Feng tended to stay out of many of the early hands at the final table, but that plan tended to suit him well. He was able to sit back and watch other players become eliminated, but he did strike with some big wins along the way. 

It was Jared Ward that ended up battling it out with Feng in heads-up play, and there wasn’t much separation when that action began. Those two players went back-and-forth a number of different times, and there wasn’t really a classic hand that ended the ball. 

Feng was simply able to wear down Ward at one point, and that forced the second place finisher into some desperation. Not only did Feng come away with a big cash prize at this event, but he also racked up 720 Card Player Player of the Year points. 

The Other Top Contenders

While Feng and Ward were locked in a long battle for the top-two spots, the other six players at the final table went home much earlier. Eric Bunch was the first player eliminated at on the final day, and he took home just $16,605. 

Hector Aguilar-Gutierrez finished in seventh place, and it was Schuyler Thornton that finished just one place higher in sixth. 

Brian Altman and Harvey Castro were both in the running at one point, but those players finished in fifth and fourth place, respectively. Laymance was unable to hold on to his chip lead as he ended up his run in third place, and a prize of $65,217.


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