(16.02.2017) Ema Zajmovic the first woman to win WPT Championship event!


At the next stage of the World Poker Tour in Montreal was a sensational victory of Ema Zajmovic , which became the first woman ever to win a major tournament WPT!

Ema Zaymovich

Ema Zaymovich

How does it was ?

The woman had not previously been high-profile wins in live tournaments, but for the last 3 months this is her second final table. Last November, she flew on the fifth place.
In the WPT Playground tournament with a buy-in CAD $ 3 500 380 registered 380 players. Surprisingly, this event Ema Zajmovic has gone through online satellite on the Party Poker. In the final stage of the day on the top 10, she was the chipleader of the tournament and at the final table she has the second stack.

The first out on the final table  was after 36 hands. When in the tournament was 4 players, the future winner of the tournament while playing with a short stack, but in the end she was able to reach the heads-up in which 60 hands beat out Jean-Franck Bouchard.

Results WPT Montreal Playground :

  1. PlaceNamePrize
    1Ema Zajmovic$241,500
    2Jean-Francois Bouchard$169,270
    3Eric Afriat$108,690
    4Tam Ho$71,670
    5Mekhail Mekhail$55,200
    6Jean-Pascal Savard$45,690

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