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Final Table Takedown: Brian Yoon Captures Second World Series of Poker Bracelet

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Sep 03, 2014


Brian Yoon, 24, grew up in Torrance, CA. and currently lives in Los Angeles. He attended UCLA (2012, Economics). Yoon has played poker since high school, took it more seriously in college, and became a full-time professional right after graduation. Yoon has numerous deep tournament finishes including a 58th-place finish in the 2011 WSOP main event, a first in the 2013 Little One for One Drop $1,111 WSOP event, and first in the 2014 $5,000 8-max WSOP event. He is an instructor at Run It Once ( and also offers private coaching. Yoon currently travels to play big live tournaments (WPTs, EPTs, etcetera) and also goes to Canada a few times a year to play online events. He has tournament cashes totaling more than $1,700,000. Event WSOP $5k NLH Eight Max   |Players 550 Entry $5,000 First Prize $633,341 Finish 1st Hand No. 1 Key Concepts: Bluff catching; Pot odds ...

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