Patrick Serda has become the 2018 World Poker Tour Champion at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal. Serda, an ex-waiter from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, took first prize and a monetary win of $668,388.
The final table was no amateur test. This group of poker sharks put in a valiant effort but it ended up being Patrick Serda vs. Ema Zajmovic heads up.
Not only did Serda win over $650k in this event but he also qualified for the season ending Tournament of Champions. With over 790 entrants into the WPT Montreal it was defined no easy task.
With all the money being dished out this year the top 5 finishers all took home a nice little pay day for some hard work.
According to wordpokertour.com the final 6 looked like this.
WPT Montreal Final Table Results
1st: Patrick Serda – C$855,000*
2nd: Ema Zajmovic – C$556,000
3rd: Sorel Mizzi – C$410,000
4th: Kauvsegan Ehamparam – C$305,450
5th: Upeshka De Silva – C$230,250
6th: Jiachen ‘Jack’ Gong – C$175,500
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions.
We we look forward to seeing if Patrick can carry the Canadian banner up into the WSOP next summer.