World Series of Poker Circuit Concludes at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant
November 14, 2018
DURANT, Okla., (November 14, 2018) – For the eighth consecutive year, Choctaw Casino & Resort- Durant hosted the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament. The circuit ran from Oct. 24 to Nov. 12. Maxwell Young from North Palm Beach, Florida won the final table and took home more than $260,000. This is Young’s second win this month and he currently holds five WSOP rings.
“Congratulations to Max Young and all the players at this year’s WSOP event,” states Jeff Penz, senior director of gaming operations at Choctaw Casino & Resort- Durant. “The WSOP tournament is always enjoyable to host and a huge success year after year. We welcomed more than 890 players who joined us from 19 different states. We look forward to 2019 when WSOP kicks off the year at Choctaw Casino & Resort- Durant.”
WSOP will return to Choctaw Casino & Resort- Durant on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Below are the final table results for the WSOP Main Event:
- Maxwell Young $263,815 North Palm Beach, FL
- Jared Hemingway $163,024 Garland, TX
- Jonathan Bloyen $120,083 Corinth, TX
- Rolando Lozano $89,616 Houston, TX
- Roberto DeLeon $67,753 Plano, TX
- Nivedan Nasina $51,884 Allen, TX
- Terry Presley $40,235 Huntsville, AR
- Wayne Lovell $31,590 Killeen, TX
- Charles Johnson $25,110 Norcross, GA
- Todd Rebello $20,199 Oak Bluffs, MA
About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla.
Choctaw Casino Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in Southeastern Oklahoma. The resort boasts new features and amenities as a result of a two-phase expansion project completed in 2015. The addition of the Spa Tower brings the total number of guest rooms to 776. The recently unveiled multi-purpose, three-level convention/entertainment venue offers over 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, seating for more than 3,000 people, and the Oasis Pool area with four tropical pools and private cabanas. The resort’s newest amenity is the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District. At The District, visitors can enjoy Tailgaters sports bar, 20 bowling lanes, a 40-game arcade, and a state-of-the-art movie theater. For more information, visit www.ChoctawCasinos.com.