The 2005 Ballys-Paris World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) main event was won by Dallas, Texas resident Thang 'Kido' Pham, a Team Bodog player who joined the team through his friend, fellow Dallas-based and Bodog-sponsored pro David Williams.
Kido battled through a field of 134 entrants to collect his first place prize of $453,456 at a star-studded final table that included Joseph Hachem, Doug Lee, and Minh Ly.
Final table results are as follows:
|1st||Thang 'Kido' Pham||Dallas, TX||$453,456|
|2nd||J.C. Tran||Sacramento, CA||$251,920|
|3rd||Lee Watkinson||Vancouver, WA||$138,556|
|4th||Scotty Nguyen||Henderson, NV||$100,768|
|5th||Joseph Hachem||Melbourne, Australia||$88,172|
|6th||John Smith||La Habra Heights, CA||$75,576|
|7th||Steven Hudak||Las Vegas, NV||$62,980|
|8th||Doug Lee||Calgary, Alberta (Canada)||$50,384|
|9th||Minh Ly||Las Vegas, NV||$37,788|
The WSOPC Ballys-Paris main event boasted a total prize pool of $1,259,600.
Please see www.worldseriesofpoker.com for further details.