Sunday February 7,2016 :  LEONG TAKES WPT BORGATA WINTER POKER OPEN

To win $816,246

American Chris Leong outlasted a field of 1,171 to take the Party Poker WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open title scoring a huge payday of $816,246.

Leong sat down at the final table together with Joe McKeenhen, reigning WSOP main event champion, and Yevgeny Timoshenko, WPT 2009 Championship winner but it was Rafael Yaraliyev who he ultimately faced in heads-up play.

Final Table Results were:

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