WPT History Books: David Chiu

Mar 12, 2014

8469 David Chiu David Chiu was the winner of one of the largest World Poker Tour prizes ever when he won the WPT World Championship during Season VI. He took home $3,389,140 as the champion and that makes up the bulk of his career earnings worth $3,655,866, which puts him in the top 10 of all-time WPT earners.

Chiu has cashed 11 times in just 56 WPT tournaments played for an impressive cash rate of 19.6 percent. Chiu’s other final-table appearance on tour was a third-place cash at the WPT Celebrity Invitational during
Season III. Here is a look at his full list of career WPT results.

Season I: WPT Celebrity Invitational – Third Place ($20,000)
Season III: North American Poker Championship – 41st Place ($12,000)
Season III: World Poker Open – 34th Place ($19,216)
Season III: WPT World Championship – 75th Place ($30,000)
Season IV: L.A. Poker Classic – 10th Place ($73,075)
Season VI: Bellagio Cup – 14th Place ($51,640)
Season VI: Legends of Poker – 35th Place ($20,575)
Season VI: WPT World Championship – Champion ($3,389,140)
Season VII: Bellagio Cup – 59th Place ($19,390)
Season VII: Festa al Lago – 45th Place ($7,105)
Season IX: Five Diamond World Poker Classic ($13,725)

Career WPT Earnings – $3,655,866 (eighth all-time)

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