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Final Table Takedown: WPT Winner Chris Leong Shares Two Interesting Spots Holding Ace-King at a Final Table

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Mar 16, 2016

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Chris Leong is a 27-year-old professional poker player from New York, NY. He graduated from CUNY Baruch College with a degree in corporate communications. He has been traveling the northeast poker circuit for many years and makes the yearly summer trip to Vegas for the WSOP, as well as a stop in Macau to play PokerStars Macau Poker Cup. Leong has won many events on the live circuit including two WSOPC rings and has amassed more than $1.1 million in lifetime career cashes. Event: World Poker Tour 2016 Borgata Winter Poker Open Players: 1171 • Entry: $3,500 • First Prize: $816,246 • Finish: 1st Key Concepts: Stack size dynamics; Pot control Craig Tapscott: Can you share with us any strategy you had once you sat down at this final table? Chris Leong: I had been playing really solid prior to the final table. Coming into the tournament I made it a point to keep ...


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