Online Phenom Wins Circuit Event

Updated: December 1, 2006, 3:08 PM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

Chad Batista, known to most players through his online screen name of "lilholdem954", defeated 169 players to win his first WSOP Circuit event. Batista defeated Hoyt Lance who made his second final table appearance out of three events in this year's circuit. Batista finished fourth in a preliminary event and continued his run with this impressive performance.

Here are the complete results of the WSOP Circuit event held at Caesars Indiana

Buy In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $819,650
Entries: 169
Places paid: 18

1 -- Chad Batista -- $262,002
2 -- Hoyt Lance -- $137,471
3 -- Ed Corrado -- $80,865
4 -- Hilbert Shirey -- $64,692
5 -- Doug (Rico) Carli -- $48,519
6 -- Joel Casper -- $40,433
7 -- Robert Arthur -- $32,346
8 -- Danny Brown -- $24,260
9 -- Thomas Fuller -- $16,173
10 -- John Hegele -- $12,938
11 -- James English -- $12,938
12 -- Bangalore Subbarao -- $12,938
13 -- Dean Schultz -- $11,321
14 -- Bob Eberle -- $11,321
15 -- Mikhail Voloshen -- $11,321
16 -- John Short -- $9,704
17 -- Scott Gullett -- $9,704
18 -- Greg Chew -- $9,704

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