Hand #199: Chris Leong Wins the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open! ($816,246)

Feb 5, 2016

Champion Chris Leong

Chris Leong moves all in, and Rafael Yaraliyev calls all in for 10,100,000 with Heart QClub Q. Leong turns over Club ASpade 8, and Yaraliyev needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes Diamond ADiamond 6Spade 4Diamond JClub 5, and Chris Leong wins the pot — and the WPT title — with a pair of aces.

Rafael Yaraliyev finishes as the runner-up, earning $487,288.

Chris Leong wins the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open, earning $816,246, which includes his entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions. Leong also receives a WPT Champions Trophy, a Borgata trophy, and his name will be enscribed on the one-and-only WPT Champions Cup, alongside every other WPT champion from all 14 seasons.

Congratulations to Chris Leong!

1st:  Chris Leong  –  $816,246
2nd:  Rafael Yaraliyev  –  $487,288
3rd:  Liam He  –  $297,995
4th:  Joe McKeehen  –  $249,267
5th:  Yevgeniy Timoshenko  –  $206,160
6th:  Matthew Wantman  –  $166,803

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