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Hong Konger wins first World Series of Poker Bracelet and $144,338 on his first visit to Vegas

  • A Hong Kong poker player won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) tournament on his first visit to Las Vegas, winning $144,338.
  • Lok Chan, 22, played against 281 players during the three-day competition.
  • The WSOP tournament marked Chan’s 30th major tournament win.
  • Chan is hoping to participate in the No-Limit Hold’em World Championship, also known as Main Event, where 7,000 people will buy in for the $10,000 prize.

On his first visit to Las Vegas, a Hong Kong poker player won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) tournament, earning a prize of $144,338.

Chan Lok, 22, participated in the three-day event from June 16 to June 18 where he competed against 281 players for his first gold WSOP bracelet. The 2022 WSOP series consisted of seven different tournaments, including No-Limit Hold’em, Pot-Limit Omaha, No-Limit Deuce-to-Seven Single Draw Lowball and the No-Limit Five Card Draw High. Chan participated in the fifth event of the 2022 WSOP series.