Jan 10, 2017
Frenchman Benjamin Gonzva emerged victorious in the WPT® National Cambodia $1,485 Main Event from Queenco Hotel & Casino in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Gonzva topped a field of 100 entries and claimed the $36,487 top prize.
For Gonzva, the score proved the largest of his live tournament career and second in-the-money result in a WPT National event. In September 2016, Gonzva placed 43rd in the WPT National Marrakech Main €1,200 Main Event for €2,124 in prize money.
WPT National Cambodia Main Event Final Table Results
1st: Benjamin Gonzva – $36,487
2nd: Nguyen Chi Thinh – $25,544
3rd: Le Ngoc Khanh – $16,420
4th: Nitin Jain – $12,170
5th: Yonnas W Jahren – $9,123
6th: Manoj Pentakota – $7,296
7th: Kalyan Chakravarthy – $6,078
8th: Tran Hong Hai – $4,860
9th: Zhang Lei – $3,654
The final table was dominated by players from two countries, Vietnam and India, with both being represented by three spots. Yonnas W Jahren represented Norway and Zhang Lei was from China, along with the champion, Gonzva, from France.
The WPT National tour will continue with WPT National Brussels at Grand Casino Brussels taking place Feb. 21-26, 2017.