After winning eight straight matches (Jason Mo in the final), Brian Hastings was the last man standing in Event #12: $10,000 buy-in Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em! For his victory, the 23-year-old American poker pro received his first WSOP gold bracelet and $371,498.
Even though $371k is a lot of money it's still peanuts compared to what Hastings has won online. For example: he won $4.18 million in [...] Read more » 2012 WSOP: Brian Hastings Is A Gold Bracelet Winner!
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 36 (M)
Now Brian Hastings can join the profits he is making online - which are much bigger than the ones he is doing at this WSOP, even with this winning - to the honour of having a WSOP Gold Bracelet, which gives him prestige and turns him into a member of the restricted group of players who possess such thing!
Joined: May '08
Age: 32 (M)
so whats the hype about those bracelets anyway- sure you can ask a pro craftsman to make the exact copy of the bracelet for a fer grands- and you can wear one at the tables- just come up with the story for everyone- like you won a small event at the wsop few year ago- no one will check anyway