In 2009, Brian Hastings was on everyone's lips after taking Viktor "Isildur1" Blom for $4.18 million in one single session on Full Tilt's nosebleed tables. (He won a futher $1.5 million in a later session against the legendary Swede).
Hastings, 26, is not only a successful high-stakes player online but also a great live tournament player. When it comes to the World Series of Poker, he took down h[...] Read more » 2015 WSOP - Event #27: Brian Hastings Wins His Second Gold Bracelet
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 49 (M)
Many congratulations to Brian Hastings on winning this event and the first prize of $239,518. I was surprised that this was only his second bracelet because i believe this guy is one of the best poker players on the planet
Being a Seven Card Stud Champion must have been nice but honestly is there any other less obscure type of poker besides this and Horse (or maybe Razz too) where beating the world means you beaten not just those usual hundred suspects who are always playing these live everywhere?