Tomas Junek Scores 2012 World Series of Poker Bracelet For Czech Republic
Junek Earns Massive $661,022 Payday
Tomas Junek, a poker pro from Prestavlky, Czech Republic, became the latest winner at the 2012 World Series of Poker when he won event no. 56, the $1,500 no-limit hold’em tournament.
Junek topped a massive field of 2,798 players, banking $661,022 and 1,200 Card Player Player of the Year points.
Junek defeated a final table that included former WSOP main event winner Peter Eastgate, as well as David Borg, who finished runner-up. Other notables with deep runs included Alex Queen, Sam Holden and Will Failla.
Here is a look at the final table results.
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