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Rex Clinkscales Takes a Break from the 2017 WSOP in Vegas to Win a WPT Deepstacks in Tampa, FL

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Sep 19, 2017

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Rex Clinkscales, 34, is originally from San Antonio, Texas. He currently lives in Las Vegas with his girlfriend Ting Ho, and their 5-year-old son. Ting is also a professional poker player. Clinkscales’ mother Bonnie is a huge help for them when she comes out to Vegas during the WSOP to make their lives easier while they grind a full schedule of WSOP events and cash games around Vegas. Clinkscales won the WSOP Circuit Philadelphia main event in 2013 and bubbled the ESPN final table of the national championship. He has won two events at the Venetian in Las Vegas and also won the Colorado State Championship in 2014. One of his favorite poker memories is when he won the Wynn Classic $550 event in 2014 and met Ting. He didn’t have any poker trophies at the time and she had a cool trophy from her Wynn victory. So of course he ...


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