Brian "$tinger 88" Hastings has won his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet. The 24-year-old online cash game legend took down the WSOP Event #12, $10,000 buy-in Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em.
For his victory, Hastings earned $371,498. According to thehendonmob.com, Hastings has now earned over $760,000 from live tournaments in the last two years.
Hastings defeated players like Emil “whitelime” Patel, James Rumptz and finally Jason Mo on his way to victory.
WSOP Event #12, $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em final results (152 players):
1. Brian Hastings - $371,498
2. Jason Mo - $229,722
3. Brock Parker - $130,606
4. Tommy Chen - $130,606
5. Chris Moore - $56,380
6. Jeffrey Gross - $56,380
7. Andrew Robl - $56,380
8. Michael Drummond - $56,380
9. Vanessa Selbst - $20,674
Highstakesdb.com recently interviewed Hastings, read the interview here.
Currently three $1.500 buy-in WSOP tournaments are running, and also a $5.000 buy-in Seven Card Stud tournament.
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