David Chiu, the Chinese poker player, won the WPT Championship on Saturday night. He has become $3,389,140 richer.
Chiu managed to overcome the near six-to-one deficit in the game against Gus Hansen who had previously knocked out Jeff King, Tommy Le, Cory Caroll and John Roveto single-handedly.
Chiu admitted that he played even better than he had expected. Thanks to the victory, Chiu enters Card Player’s player of the year rankings in fourth position on 2,880 points, while Hansen and Roveto move up to joint-12th and 15th respectively.