Lee Watkinson was born October 18, 1966 and is originally from Cheney, Washington. Lee’s WSOP record is one win and eight in the money finishes. Lee Watlinson should be a major player throughout this year’s 2008 WSOP player Lee Watkinson WPT record is three final tables and five in the money finishes. Lee’s lifetime tournament money total as pf 2008 is over 3.7 million dollars.
His tournament wins could be higher except that in the third season of the WPT in made the final table in two consecutive tournaments and finished second each time. He lost out to Eli Elezra and Doyle Brunson . If you are going to lose a tournament there is no shame to losing to either of these two players. As a more experienced 2008 WSOP player Lee Watkinson will do his best to top his second place finishes.
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Lee really started to shine in the tounaments in 2004 and he has had very good money years each year since. His in the money finishes at the WSOP and final tables in the WPT were a precursor of things to come in the following years. His play has become even tougher for his opponents in the years since 2004. In 2006 he won a bracelet in the WSOP $10,000 Omaha Pot Limit event. This win was worth over six hundred thousand to Lee. In 2007 he made the final table in the main event and was knocked out in eighth place, The payout for eighth was over a half a million dollars. Lee does not have a lot of wins, but he does do well in the money department. In 2008 he made the final table in two consecutive events. Lee finished 5th in a WPT event and 7th in a WSOP circuit event. You cannot win a tournament without getting to the final table. Lee Watkinson has that part of the deal down pat.