Dylan Linde wins final WPT tournament of 2018

Our congratulations go to Dylan Linde who has taken down the $10k WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the final event of the WPT of 2018, for $1,631,468.

The tournament, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, saw a record field of 1,001 which made it the largest $10k tournament in the history of the WPT.

Linde scored a record win – his previous best being a payday of $348,269 in the 2016 WSOP – and also won him a ticket to the season ending Baccarat Crystal Tournament of Champions.

It was also a good tournament for Ping Liu, his 4th place finish moving him up to 2nd in the WPT Player of the Year race.

The final table placings were as follows:

Position Player Prize
1 Dylan Linde $1,631,468
2 Milos Skrbic $1,087,603
3 Andrew Lichtenberger $802,973
4 Ping Liu $599,147
5 Lisa Hamilton $451,880
6 Barry Hutter $344,529


Other notable players who finished in the money included 2015 WSOP champion Joe McKeehen who came 9th for $163,142, Antonio Esfandiari in 66th for $25,886 and 2005 WSOP champion Joe Hachem who came 85th for a return of $21,789.

The 2019 WPT commences on January 12th with the $10k buy in WPT Gardens Poker Championship at The Gardens Casino.

Follow all the results here at LateReg.com!