On the same Sunday 17th March 2013, the poker fans were treated with yet another thrilling final day for another poker event. This time , it was the fox wood poker classic series that finally wrapped up but not without a high level of play on the final day that left the fans wishing If only it lasted just a day longer.
The Foxwoods poker main event saw it curtains come down on Sunday and the man standing behind the top prize was none other than Justin Schwartz. The fortunate player managed to beat a total of 192 players to emerge the winner earning a cool $112, 582 first place prizes. The event which began on the 15th of March saw Omar Saeed on the lead on the first day of play in a field of over ten poker pros that included Nick Petrangelo, James Campell, David Stefanski and other few notable names who also had a very successful day 1 of the event.
With only less than a hundred players making it to the second day of the tournament, this was verily going to be a crucial day for most of the players. The field of play worked its self down magically towards the cash. However, the day came to an early end with only 30 players remaining with Laurence Olanyk leading them all with 699, 600 chips. He was closely followed by Michael young holding 348, 200 closely followed by charbel Azzi holding 348, 000. Fortunately, the only other player who managed to top the 300, 000 mark in chips was none other than Justin Schwartz holding 300, 800 chips and therefore automatically making it to day three of the event in which he emerged the winner.