Jen-Yue Chiang wins Fox Main Event

Jen-Yue Chiang wins Fox Main Event

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

The capital's tournament players were out in force at the Fox Poker Club over the weekend for the venue's May Main Event. A total of 146 runners were hand meaning that the £25,000 guarantee was smashed.

In the end it was Jen-Yue Chiang who took the lion's share of the £43,800 prize pool. The London-based American has made the final table in five previous Fox Main Events and made no mistake this time round, beating George Achillea heads up. The 36-year-old sealed the £10,160 first prize when his pocket jacks held up to beat his opponents short stacked king high shove.

The final table positions and payouts were as follows:

1st Jen-Yue Chiang £10,160
2nd George Achillea £7,500
3rd Krzysztof Jaromin £7,500
4th Romano Pizzo £4,050
5th Neil Barron £3,070
6th Balbir Pottiwal £2,410
7th Kenny Hallaert £1,750
8th Adolf Ventel £1,310
9th Frederic Gautrin £1,100

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Tags: Jen-Yue Chiang, Fox Poker Club