Dan Owston Crowned 2022 WCOAP Main Event Champion
The 2022 Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) crowned its Main Event champion this weekend and Dan Owston is that champion. Owston overcame a massive field of 423 entrants to get his hands on £10,000 of the £52,875 prize pool, a famous APAT gold medal plus a commemorative WCOAP bracelet.
Owston also banked a partypoker LIVE package for a future event, giving him a free shot at another bumper payday.
WCOAP Main Event Final Table Results
|2||Simao Manuel Gomes||£7,500|
All but two players who navigated their way through to the nine-handed final table walked away with at least four figures for their efforts. An anonymous player busted in ninth for £800 before Winston Jones saw his tournament end abruptly in an eighth place finish worth £925.
Michal Czeszel was the next to fall; his elimination in seventh place came with a £1,100 payout. The final six then became five when Emiel Sennema crashed out and made his way to the Dusk Till Dawn cashier desk to collect $1,400.
A nice, round £2,000 made its way to the bank account of fifth-place finisher Ryan Kilbey before Adam Keeney (£3,000) and Alu Ayub (£5,000) fell by the wayside and sent the WCOAP Main Event into the heads-up stage.
Owston locked horns with Simao Manuel Gomes heads-up. The final hand saw a short-stacked Gomes move all-in with and Owston make the call with . The flop kept Owston in front but gave Gomes a gutshot straight draw. The turn was then joined by the river, improving Owston to an unnecessary full house and gifting him the WCOAP Main Event title.
WCOAP Live Side Events Results
Congratulations to everyone who became an APAT WCOAP champion at Dusk Till Dawn, but especially to Garry Bennett who won the High Roller Championship for £5,290 and the Bounty Championship for an additional £2,225.
|Short Deck Championship||£60||72||£3,600||Adam Hilton||£1,170|
|High Roller Championship||£340||49||£14,700||Garry Bennett||£5,290|
|Round Of Each Championship||£60||103||£5,150||Julio Pringipas||£1,442|
|Bounty Championship||£120||165||£16,500||Garry Bennett||£2,225|
|Tag Championship||£120||65||£6,500||Daniel Turner||£2,210|
|Mix Max Championship||£120||104||£10,400||Ian Thompson||£3,015|
|Win the Button Championship||£60||75||£3,750||Mohammed Ashfaq||£1,220|
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