Amazing Race runner takes WSOPC event

Terry Lake Garner, a 37-year-old dentist from Hattiesburg, Miss., known for both his poker prowess and an appearance on The Amazing Race, has won Event 9 - $1,000+$60 No-Limit Hold'em - at the Bayou Poker Challenge.

One of the higher buy-in events at this year's World Series of Poker Circuit series stop in New Orleans, the tourney saw 266 players fork over the coin, with Garner - no stranger to winning poker tournaments, having taken a World Poker Tour Season 3 event - eventually riding a final table chip lead all the way to the finish.

His final take: $82,566 and a gold WSOP Circuit ring for first place.

The rest of your final table looked like this:

1stTerry Lake GarnerHattiesburg, Miss.$82,566
2nd Travis W. Smith Mt. Harmon, La.$45,412
3rd Kevin Kaylor Houston, Texas$23,222
4th Craig Blau Shreveport, La.$18,061
5th Jeffrey Brown Hollywood, Fla.$15,481
6th Adam Green Washington, D.C.$12,901
7th Andy West Atlanta, Ga.$10,321
8th Mark Wilds Biloxi, Miss.$7,741
9th Billy Seber Houston, Texas$5,160

The $5,000 main event at the Bayou Poker Challenge kicks off Monday at noon and runs until Wednesday.

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