Brian Rast has achieved his second victory of the WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship. The first victory was observed in 2011. So, he has become the second professional poker player who has been able to win one of the most reputable events in the world of poker. As for the first two-time winner of this tournament, his name is Michael Mizrachi. This time, Rast managed to beat 91 opponents in order to obtain his third World Series of Poker title, which brought him 1,296,097 dollars. It is interesting to note that Mizrachi competed for his third victory in such events. However, he was able to take the fourth place, receiving $380,942 as a consolation prize.
At the beginning of the final round, Justin Bonomo was the chip leader. Despite the fact that he did not bust other participants personally, he was able to hold his leading position. However, Rast managed to eliminate Eric Wasserson (a 3rd-place finish and $545,772) and to approach the leader.
In the final hand the flop brought an ace of spades, a ten of diamonds, and a five of clubs.
An ace of clubs appeared on the turn. Rast called. The river brought a king of spades. Bonomo moved all in. Brian Rast called, having an ace of diamonds and a ten of spades. Therefore, Bonomo became the runner up and pocketed $801,048 for his second place.