The 2011 Wynn Classic Championship is in the books, with Tim West taking down the title after an exhausting heads-up battle with Annette Obrestad .Several different events ran from March 2-24 inside the Wynn in Las Vegas, concluding with the $5,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em championship. A total of 212 players entered the event, down from 242 entrants in 2010, to create a prize pool of $1,028,200.A number of top pros cashed in the main event, including David Woo (10th), Men Nguyen (11th), Billy Kopp (12th) and Phil Hellmuth (19th). The final table contained familiars such as West, Obrestad, Carter King , Matthew Waxman and Eric Froehlich .West and Obrestad were heads up long into the morning before this final hand took place: Obrestad raised to 160,000 on the button and West made the call. On a flop of Q 6 3 , West checked and Obrestad bet 175,000. West raised to 605,000 and Obrestad moved all in. West called, having her covered and showed K 9 for a flush draw. Obrestad held Q 10 for top pair and the lead, but the K turn card put West ahead and the 9 on the river sealed it. West claimed the $318,738 top prize, and Obrestad earned $215,922 as the runner up.Here’s a look at the top 9 finishers:1. Tim West — $318,738 2. Annette Obrestad — $215,922 3. Matthew Waxman — $120,814 4. Max Steinberg — $71,974 5. Eric Froehlich — $51,410 6. Vasili Lazarou — $41,128 7. Carter King — $30,846 8. Francisco Braga — $20,564 9. John Kim — $17,9442010 Wynn Classic Championship Details:Buy-in – $5,000 Entrants – 242 Prize Pool – $1,173,700 Top Prize – $363,844 Winner – Brandon Cantu bested Jared Jaffee heads upOther notes from the 2011 Wynn ClassicScott Montgomery took a third place finish ($16,141) in the $1,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em event, just days after winning the $1,500 no-limit hold’em event ($47,869).Chad Brown won the $2,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em event ($73,088) that took place just before the main event.
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