While in the early stages it was poker legend Phil Ivey leading the pack, on Day 4 the 10-time WSOP bracelet winner suddenly lost his grip on the goal as he took a beat after beat, which made his stack plummet down to zero, thus making way for another hopeful to take the ultimate prize.
On June 29 (Saturday) a former pro golfer from Texas was able to snag his second gold bracelet after winning Event #58 of the 2019 WSOP.
2019 WSOP Event #58: $50,000 Poker Players Championship
Date: June 24 to 28, 2019
Prize pool: $3,552,000
Phillip Hui outlasted a player field of 74 to take home the prize money worth $1,099,311. Also, his name will be engraved on the Chip Reese Trophy.
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