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Baptiste Chavillaz Wins World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event At The Bicycle Casino

Music Industry Worker Scores $216,275 For Topping 721-Entrant Field


Baptiste ChavillazBaptiste Chavillaz outlasted a record 721-entrant field to win the 2013 World Series of Poker Circuit $1,675 no-limit hold’em main event, earning $216,275 for the win. The 30-year-old music industry professional was also awarded 912 Card Player Player of the Year points, climbing to eighth place in the overall POY standings.

“It’s all still sinking in,” said Chavillaz after play ended. “I’ve been playing poker for 12 years, but I’ve never had anything like this happen before. I had not even played in a major tournament like this, ever.”

A few big names made deep runs in this event but fell just short of the final table, namely Name Le (13th – $13,355), Doug Lee (12th – $16,415) and Joe Tehan (10th – $16,415).

Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Baptiste Chavillaz $216,275 912
2 Zhang Chen $133,350 760
3 Eric Varela $98,310 608
4 Jared Ingles $73,270 456
5 Huicun Qiao $55,340 380
6 Jesus Gastelum $42,340 304
7 David Malka $32,800 228
8 Nathan Bjerno $25,730 152
9 Erik Roussakis $20,430 76