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This Week's Big Winner: Ben Yu Wins $50,000 Buy-In WSOP No-Limit Hold’em High Roller Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 29, 2018


Ben Yu was already having an incredible summer at the World Series of Poker, cashing 14 times and making three final tables for total earnings north of $1 million. Then he topped it all off late in the series by taking down the $50,000 high roller event for his third career bracelet and a massive payout of $1,650,773. “This is pretty unreal,” Yu told WSOP reporters after his win. “I mean a couple days ago I was in day 5 of the main event. I just busted and I wasn’t that bummed compared to a lot of people being bummed out of the main event. I did make a final table in the $1K and got fourth place there. And I mean I thought that would be my best chance at that bracelet again this summer. I’ve had a really good summer. I’ve run really well, been very fortunate. So, I just thought ...

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