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Nadya Magnus Eliminated By Stephen Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick raised to 40,000 from the cutoff and Fabian Gumz called on the button. Nadya Magnus moved all in out of the small blind for 336,000. Chidwick called and Gumz folded. Magnus was in ...

This Week's Big Winner: Jay Lee Wins 2017 World Poker Tour Choctaw Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Oct 11, 2017


The third running of the World Poker Tour Choctaw $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event drew a field of 924 entries, blowing away the $2 million guarantee to build a final prize pool of $3,121,980. In the end it was 27-year-old Jay Lee who emerged victorious. For the win Lee, a Chinese food delivery person from Austin, Texas, earned his first WPT title and the top prize of $593,173. “It’s amazing,” Lee told WPT reporters after coming out on top. “Cooler hands after cooler hands, but you know it’s a great feeling. A lot of ups and downs, and a lot of happy at the end. I’m glad I did it.” This was Lee’s largest career tournament cash by far, with his previous top score being a 147th-place finish in the 2016 WSOP Millionaire Maker event for $7,589. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Lee to the win. Tournament: WPT Choctaw Main Event Buy-In: $3,500 • No. of ...

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