Benjamin Gonzva claims victory in the WPT Cambodia Main Event

Right after the World Poker Tour (WPT) National Thailand which was held from Dec. 22-28, 2016 at Holiday Palace Resort in Poipet, Cambodia, the WPT National Cambodia took off.

Held from January 6-11 at the Queenco Hotel & Casino in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, the WPT National Cambodia Main Event had recently ended with Benjamin Gonzva from France outlasting a total field of 100 entries.

Benjamin Gonzva (Photo WPT)
Gonzva, who normally plays on the European live circuit, took home $36,487 and the WPT National trophy for his first place finish plus he received gold Monster 24K Headphones.

 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

Side events Winners

Denis Gervais and Avi Cohen (Photo WPT)

Denis Gervais claimed two trophies in the side events. Final results of the side events will be updated at the end of the festival (Jan 13th)

Event Buy IN (USD) Winner Prize (USD)
Queenco Cup Warm Up Event (Flight B) 275 Denis Gervais 3,890
Open Face Chinese Poker Pineapple 550 Pham Ngoc Quoc Bao 3,840
NLHE Big Ante Event 165 Denis Gervais 1,728
Ladies Warm Up Event 110 Rebecca Louise Rahsden 480
NLHE Knockout ($100/bounty) 440 Wong Wai Yew 3,803
NLHE Turbo 220 Leson Andres Richard 2,413
NLHE Rebuy/Add-on 220 Rolands Norietis 5,149
Pot Limit Omaha Deepstack 550 Sumit Sapra 5,530
NLHE Win-the-Button Turbo 220 Mitsuru Sano 2,690
NLHE Super Knockout $250/bounty 550 Raina Deepak 3,360
Heads Up Championship 1,100 Jouni Alho 3,840
NLHE 8-max Deepstack 550 Jerome Bradpiece 6,337
Pot Limit Omaha Turbo 330 Rolands Norietis 1,900
NLHE 6-MAX 660 Cheekuri Kalyan Chakravarthy 6,635
Ante Up for Charity Event 100 Vi Khoa Duong 1,216

Article by Gabrielle Barredo

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Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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