Peter Eastgate Wins 2008 WSOP Main Event; At 22, Becomes Youngest Champion
On the final hand, Eastgate turned a wheel, Demidov hit two pair, all the money went in, and that was that.
At 22 years-old, Eastgate now becomes the youngest Main Event champion in history, breaking Phil Hellmuth's record.
For the win, Eastgate banks $9,152,416. Demidov will take home $5,809,595.
UPDATE: Interview below with Eastgate.