Thursday, July 7, 2016 4:05 AM Local Time
Brian Rast Wins $50,000 Poker Players Championship for $1,296,097
Brian Rast - Champion
Justin Bonomo raises to 400,000 on the button and Brian Rast calls in the big blind.
The flop falls and Rast checks. Bonomo continues for 350,000 and Rast calls. Fourth street pairs the board with the and Rast checks a second time. Bonomo thinks for a moment before betting 2,200,000.
Rast goes into the tank for about 90 seconds before calling. The finishes the board and Rast checks one last time. Bonomo announces all-in for 7,815,000 and Rast immediately calls, having Bonomo covered.
Bonomo shows for a Broadway straight, but it's no good against Rast's for aces full of tens. Rast's rail erupts with cheers as Rast becomes the second-ever two-time Poker Players Championship winner, following in the footsteps of this year's fourth-place finisher Michael Mizrachi.
Bonomo finishes as the runner-up and will take home a payday of $801,048. This is the fourth top-three finish of the summer.
Brian Rast - 2016 Poker Players Champion for $1,296,097
Justin Bonomo - Eliminated in 2nd place ($801,048)
Justin Bonomo Finishes as Runner-Up