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2020 51st Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020

RIO - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: 1

EVENT UPDATE

Friday, February 24, 2017 10:42 PM Local Time
Chris Leong Wins Event #8

Chris Leong (pictured) has just won the eighth event at the Rio World Series of Poker Circuit. The 28-year-old pro poker player bested 376 players in the $365 no-limit hold'em tournament to pocket $24,812 and earn his fourth career WSOP Circuit gold ring. He also earns 50 Casino Championship points for his victory.

A full report on Leong's win will be made available shortly. In the meantime, here's a look at the final table results:

1st: Chris Leong - $24,812 + Circuit gold ring
2nd: Jeremy Meacham - $15,335
3rd: Chris Herrin - $11,206
4th: Samvel Mkrtychian - $8,320
5th: Mark Kehrees - $6,274
6th: Jordan Handrich - $4,802
7th: Cary Marshall - $3,729
8th: Lawrence Masi - $2,937
9th: Jacob Battenberg - $2,346

Complete results can be found above under the "Results" tab.

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