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This Week's Big Winner: Brian Yoon Wins WSOP Monster Stack Event and Third Bracelet

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 16, 2017


Brian Yoon is a finisher. The 27-year-old, Los Angeles-native has made three World Series of Poker final tables in his career, and each and every time he has walked away with a bracelet. Yoon’s most recent victory is his largest ever. He topped a massive field of 6,716 entries to win the $1,500 Monster Stack, locking up his third bracelet and the $1,094,349 first-place prize. Yoon’s prior two bracelets also came in no-limit hold’em tournaments, with his first title coming in the 2013 Little One For One Drop event and the second in a 2014 $5,000 no-limit hold’em event. “This one’s a lot better, because, honestly, you don’t expect to win one and you win one,” said Yoon when asked where his most recent bracelet win ranks. “You don’t expect to win a second one and you win a second one. Then the third one… it’s been a few years. Getting this one in 2017 feels really good. ...

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