Eastgate wins WSOP Main Event

Peter Eastgate

Peter Eastgate has defeated Ivan Demidov to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

After 104 hands of heads-up action dominated almost entirely by the 22-year-old Dane, Eastgate turned the wheel straight to counter his Russian adversary's two pair and clinch the title, claiming his first an exclusive interview with the champion and a written recap of the Main Event's final day. Check out the 2008 WSOP section for details.

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