2019 World Series of Poker

Drew Woodke Wins Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event ($25,197)

Drew Woodke
  • Drew Woodke has won the RunGood Poker Series Council Bluffs Main Event for $25,197.

It was a great week of action in Iowa with Omaha, Nebraska, native Drew Woodke (lead photo) claiming the $575 RGPS Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event title after a five-way chop at the final table.

"I'm probably just going to put it in the bank in savings. I've got a family and two young kids at home."

Woodke, who works as a real estate agent, took home $25,197 for his efforts along with a pair of custom-made boots and the RGS Championship Belt Buckle.

"It feels good," he said after taking his winner's photo, noting that he didn't have any real plans for the cash. "I'm probably just going to put it in the bank in savings. I've got a family and two young kids at home."

The win moves Woodke's career tournament winnings to almost $158,000, and this is his first win on the RunGood Poker Series. Finishing second was Charles Reed, who takes home $24,063 for his efforts.

The event attracted 330 entries and topped the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool by an extra $68,300. The Main Event kicked off on Friday with the first of three starting flights, and Woodke was crowned the winner on Sunday.

The next stop on the Old West RunGood Poker Series is at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

RGPS Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event Final Table Payout

1Drew WoodkeUnited States$25,197
2Charles ReedUnited States$24,063
3James MullinUnited States$22,749
4Henry GingerichUnited States$16,713
5Seth CamUnited States$16,015
6Blair HinkleUnited States$7,511
7Charles "Doc" HansonUnited States$5,818
8Tim DorzweilerUnited States$4,574
9Tim BlackUnited States$3,650
10Josh PitstickUnited States$2,957

RGPS Horseshoe Council Bluffs Side Events

$135RG Pro Bounty178Kelly VandeMheen$4,803
$180RG DeepStack236Michael Meng, Mike Stewart, Bernard Lee$5,896
$165RG NLH One Day108Ted Forshey$4,373
$100RG Turbo49Victor Ordonec$1,470

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