Moon Kim Wins 2012 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star

Lighter side of the moon...Lasso the moon...Moon is the brightest at Shooting Star...Moon beams to the top...ah fuck it.

Local amateur Moon Kim* outlasted a field of 364 to capture the 2012 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star.

Kim, who has about a dozen cashes and $155k in earnings dating back to 1998, earned $960,900 for the win and a $25,500 entry into the season-ending WPT World Championship.

Kim defeated Ubaid Habib ($570,200) heads-up for the title.

The biggest pro name in the field, Erik Cajelais, finished fourth for $256,300.

This was the first time in the tournament’s history that not one alleged/so-called “Shooting Star” made the final table.

Get full results here.

* No relation to Darvin Moon.

 

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