The final table of the WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic Main Event is now set with Eugene Du Plessis in command with 2,635,000 chips. This six handed final table has all the makings of a historical event. With Dominik Nitsche(875,000 chips) in a bid to become the first player to win back-to-back WPT titles in the same venue and Ronit Chamani looking to become the first female winner of an open WPT event; this final table is set to make history.
While Du Plessis is far ahead with his chip stack but the skills of third placed Nitsche cannot be ignored. Also having a good shot at the title is second placed Daniel Brits with 1,225,000 chips. Also on the table is Wesley Wiegand with 365,000 chips who is has made back-to-back final tables after finishing in fourth place last year.
The WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic being held in Johannesburg, South Africa saw 191 entrants for the main event where the winner will get $132,128. The bubble burst at 27th spot with Greg Ronaldson exiting in Level 17. The final table of WPT SA will resume in four hours where Du Plessis stands a big chance to win as he holds almost 50% of the chips in play.
Keep watching this space to see who wins WPT SA.