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888poker Ambassador: JC Tran

JC Tran Biography

Born Justin Cuong Van Tran, he abbreviated his name to JC Tran – or ‘Just Call’ Tran, whilst felting opponents in the local poker rooms. In his long and illustrious career, he has been incredibly successful at live tournaments, winning in excess of $11 million!

Tran has 2 WSOP gold bracelets, has made 9 WSOP final tables and finished in the money some 40 times in Las Vegas. In the World Poker Tour, he also has 2 titles to his credit and 9 final tables, with 14 ITM finishes. JC's biggest live cash was at the World Series of Poker 2013 where he placed 5th for $2,177,010 in prize money. Most recently, JC took down the WPT Rolling Thunder event, held in his home town of Sacramento, California. He beat 464 other runners to grab his second WPT crown and the prize money of $302,750.

JC is a true champion. He always gives his all and believes in never underestimating the competition. He is great addition to the Team 888poker family and and a wonderful ambassador for poker.

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Career Highlights

Event Date Position Prize
WPT Rolling Thunder March 2014 Champion $302,750
WSOP 2013 Main Event Final Table November 2013 5th place $2,100,000
WPT Alpha 8 August 2013 2nd place $526,890
WSOP - $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha June 2009 Champion $235,685
2009 Aussie Millions January 2009 3rd place $213,111
39th WSOP June 2008 Champion $631,170
Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic December 2007 Champion $523,075
Fifth Annual Five Star World Poker Classic April 2007 Champion $272,320
World Poker Challenge March 2007 Champion $683,473
WPT L.A. Poker Classic February 2007 2nd place $1,177,010

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