Tuesday, March 8, 2016 : WHEELER TAKES WSOPC MAIN EVENT IN LAS VEGAS

Bests Lisa Hamilton in heads-up play.

Jason Wheeler has emerged victorious taking the Word Series of Poker Circuit Main Event title at Bally’s Casino in Las Vegas.

The poker pro outlasted a field of 1,214, ultimately defeating Lisa Hamilton in heads up play to claim the title and a payday of $323,236.

“I feel really great right now,” Wheeler said after the win.  “I’ve been playing really well lately, and I’ve been waiting for a run to culminate in a victory, which is really satisfying.”