Chinese Player Won the WPT

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.

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About Mark Newman

Mark Newman - was born in 1971 in Pictou, a town located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1998 he graduated from Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Wolfville) with the Master’s degree in social studies. Mark simply adores his wife and sons. Considers poker to be one of the most exquisite kinds of art and rarely misses his chance of practicing.