Chiu defeats Hansen for championship win

David Chiu

The World Poker Tour World Championship seemed like a sure win for Gus Hansen when he finally worked his way through the 545 entrants in the tournament to face David Chiu heads-up. But Chiu proved that anything is possible in heads-up and took the title right out from under Hansen's nose.

David Pham have all registered wins as members of Team Full Tilt in 2008.

"David Chiu has been one of the most respected tournament players on the circuit," said Lederer. "With this win, the television viewing public will finally get to see what poker players have known for a long time; he is one of best in the game."

For more details about how the tournament played out, visit the Live Tournaments section.

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