Bradley Hinson was declared the winner of 2020 WSOP Circuit Rio Las Vegas

The poker was thrilled to receive his new champion when Bradley Hinson won the recent World Series of Poker Circuit. The 36-year-old, Hinson who belongs to native North Carolina became victorious after defeating a total of 747 entries in the 2020 WSOP Circuit Rio Las Vegas $1,700 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. He earned $209,216 as a winning prize along with WSOPC gold ring as the champion.

“I feel like most people where I am from wouldn’t have that level of support for playing poker”- Bradley on winning the title

Bradley after becoming the winner gave a short statement where he said, “I have always wanted to win one. I just don’t usually play that many tournaments. Fifteen years ago when I started playing, I always considered it a bucket list thing for me to win.”

While talking about his upbringing he further said, “I am from the middle of nowhere North Carolina; I want to thanks my family, my friends and God. My family has always been super supportive. I feel like most people where I am from wouldn’t have that level of support for playing poker, so it means a lot to me. My parents are wake right now on the east coast waiting for me to tell them how I did.”

Hinson along with hardware and the money also received 912 Card Player “Player of the Year” points as the champion of the event. Despite this being the his first POY-qualified score of the year, he still managed to move into a tie for 46th place in the 2020 POY race standings, which are sponsored by Global Poker.

The payouts and POY points awarded at the final table:

 

Place

Player

Payout (USD)

POY Points

1

Bradley Hinson

$209,216

912

2

Trung Pham

$129,305

760

3

Michael Stein

$95,654

608

4

James Duke

$71,540

456

5

Adam Hendrix

$54,101

380

6

Louise Francoeur

$41,375

304

7

Faisal Siddiqui

$32,003

228

9

Mark Ioli

$25,039

152

9

Joseph Marchal

$19,819

76

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