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Reslock earns $335,000 for victory

12/13/2005

The WSOP Circuit Main Event at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., finished up on Dec. 10, where Chris Reslock won the title, besting John Juanda heads-up. For the win, Reslock earned $335,235, a gold and diamond ring, and an entry into the 2006 WSOP Tournament of Champions.

Reslock was both the Day 1 and Day 2 chip leader and although he's not a household name, he's been on the poker circuit for years. Although cashing in at numerous stud and Omaha events over the past five years have been his previous highlights, winning a televised final table solidifies his resume. Reslock dominated the final table and knocked out six of the players en route to his victory.

After a 7½-hour heads-up battle, Juanda took second place and earned $186,240. Nick Schulman, the youngest-ever WPT winner coming fresh off his victory at Foxwoods, continued his strong run by finishing fourth and earning $74,495.

Complete final table payouts:
1) Chris Reslock -- $335,235
2) John Juanda -- $186,240
3) Chad Moore -- $102,430
4) Nick Schulman -- $74,495
5) John Spadavecchia -- $65,185
6) Dan Tolly -- $55,870
7) Eric Panayiotou -- $46,560
8) Julian Studley -- $37,250
9) Daniel Shak -- $27,935

Information provided by Wicked Chops Poker contributed to this report.