The Juice pulps competition at San Diego WSOP Circuit

Justin "The Juice" Hagan delivered on his promise to win Event 3 of the World Series of Poker Circuit in San Diego on Tuesday, cracking runner-up Christopher Bonita's pocket fours by pairing a queen on the flop.

Hagan, a 37-year-old pro poker player from Palm Desert, Calif., turned his confidence into a final table victory at Harrah's Rincon Casino, earning $31,079 and a gold WSOP ring.

His success took some effort and a marathon No-Limit Hold'em session: Though the event was scheduled to run over two days, the nine finalists opted to see the game played out in one.

The result was a 2 a.m. win for Hagan and a disappointing loss for Bonita, a 44-year-old pool salesman from Massachusetts, who held a 5-2 chip lead coming into the final table.

The Event 3 results are as follows:

1stJustin Hagan$31,079
2nd Christopher Bonita $17,266
3rd Jacob Frank $9,496
4th Jason Stern $6,906
5th Joseph Ochoa $6,043
6th Don Fryer $5,180
7th Rick Fox $4,317
8th Charles Chan $3,453
9th Michael Heintschel $2,590

The third event of the Circuit drew 89 players and a total prize pool of $86,330.

The tournament runs Feb. 12-22, with the championship event firing up on Feb. 20 at the casino.

To keep up to speed on the main event action, visit the Live Tournament Section for instant updates, player interviews and game analysis.

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