Ken Haider, All Smiles, Wins Event 4 at MPC

Ken HaiderKen Haider of Hugo, MN was all smiles during the final table of event 4 at the Midwest Poker Classic on Friday night, and those smiles turned to pure elation when he clinched a heads-up victory over Ex Xiong to take home the $5,995 first place prize.

The $200 buy-in event drew 116 entrants — the largest field so far of the MPC. Scott Heiligman made his second final table in two nights, but despite playing solid poker he busted in fifth place… for the second night in a row.

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Event #4 – $200 NLHE – 116 entrants
PlaceNameCity Cash
1Ken HaiderHugo, MN$5,995
2Ex XiongWoodbury, MN$4,065
3John YkemaMontgomery, MN$2,995
4Michael GoodwinBraselton, GA$2,355
5Scott HeiligmanPlymouth, MN$1,715
6Dan TinklenbergSt. Louis Park, MN$1,284
7Steve MohsSavage, MN$1,070
8Jason JenningsMinneapolis, MN$860
9Kurt FreeseSommerset, WI$645
10Joseph StaskaLakeville, MN$420

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