|By PR Newswire||
|March 21, 2014 07:37 AM EDT||
GIBRALTAR, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Team 888poker ambassador, Justin 'JC' Tran, has won his 2nd World Poker Tour title at the 2014 WPT Rolling Thunder.
Located in his home city of Sacramento, California, the $3,500 buy-in No Limit Holdem event drew 465 runners, with total prize pool $1, 480,000. JC defeated Texan Preston Harwell to take home the top prize of $302,750, which includes a $15,400 seat to the WPT Championships in May.
Itai Pazner, Senior Vice President of 888.com congratulated JC, stating, "JC is a true champion, and proof that poker is a game of skill. He's been a tremendous player throughout his career and deserves all the success he has had this year."
This is the second WPT win for JC, following his 2007 victory in the Reno Poker Challenge. JC is also a legend at the World Series of Poker tables, with two WSOP bracelets, and a $2.1 million 5th place finish at the 2013 Main Event Final Table.
To read more about JC Tran's incredible poker career please visit his official page on the 888poker website.