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Amateur wins fourth largest event

Updated: June 4, 2008, 2:36 PM ET
By Andrew Feldman | ESPN Poker Club

One would believe that an experienced player would be best suited to take down the fourth largest tournament in World Series of Poker history. Chris Ferguson came close and finished third, but it was an amateur, Grant Hinkle, who earned the title. Hinkle, playing in his first WSOP event, took down the 3,929-player event for his first ever cash at any major venue.

"My goal coming in was just go as deep as I could," Hinkle said. "After Day One, I was top-10 in chips and once I got there ...

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