(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Delaware Poker Championship IV, which began at noon on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, garnered 258 participants and a total prize pool guarantee of $129,000.
The final table played for over an hour with the winner being announced at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31.
Josh Chavis of Norfolk, Va., took home the Championship trophy and $15,000 in cash after the final two at the table chopped the pot.
“I was getting frustrated when the calls weren’t going my way,” said Josh Chavis, a 24-year-old construction worker. “Then I got more aggressive which ultimately got me to the win.”
Chavis, a newlywed, said he plans to take his wife out on a really great date with his winnings.
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