WPT Rolling Thunder: A second title for JC Tran
JC Tran has won the Main Event of the WPT Bay 101 Rolling Thunder, after beginning the final table in the fifth place in chips number. This victory has allowed the American to add additional $302,750 to his earning in career, and especially a second WPT title. JC Tran was able to adjust his mistakes during the final table of the WSOP 2013, 5th place, and stood in front of 165 players during this poker tournament. Justin Cuong Van Tran is currently counting 2 WSOP bracelets and two WPT titles, without forgetting the 39 paid places, among which 7 in the final tables of the World Series. His first title in WPT dates back to 2007, during the World Poker Challenge in Reno, in which 474 players took part.
JC Tran has started the final table of the Rolling Thunder with 710,000 chips, while the chipleader, Quoc Pham, has counted more than 5.5 million. Ken Jorgensen has been the first to leave the final table for a gain of $60,180, followed a few hands later by Benjamin Zamani ($80,130) and Mimi Luu ($100,240), both eliminated by Tran. With three players left, the American counted a disadvantage in chips number in front of his opponents, namely Preston Harwell and Quoc Pham. A late that he still lagged at the beginning of the heads-up with Preston Harwell. But JC Tran has caught up his late in seven hands and has taken the advantage of the final heads up, until he has won the victory. Eliminated respectively in the 2nd and 3rd place, Preston Harwell and Quoc Pham have pocketed $200,030 and $127,140.
Monday, 24 March 2014
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