The $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship, one of the most prestigious events of the WSOP, drew a field of 91 players this year. It took five days and nights of playing a wide mix of games until the final hand was dealt on the ESPN main stage at the Rio on Thursday.
After defeating Justin Bonomo heads-up, high-stakes poker professional Brian Rast collected $1,296,097 in prize money as well [...] Read more » 2016 WSOP: Brian Rast Wins Poker Player Championship ($1,296,097)
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Congratulations to Brian Rast for his fabulous victory defeating 90 world-class poker professionals in $50k buy-in Poker Players Championship and for winning his third WSOP bracelet. He deserves it every bit! Aim for the stars!
Posted by doubletop777: Many congratulations to Brian Rast for winning this very prestigious event and his third bracelet. Many people regard this event as the real World Championships and to win it twice is some achievement
Why? This had 91 participants and the Main Event has usually upwards of six thousand. Regardless the variety of games played here winning the latter is many times harder IMO.