Melbourne poker champ cashes $131,365
Luke Brabin is the latest winner of a gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Asia Pacific tournament. The former Kooringal High School student collected a $131,365 cash prize after topping a field of 611 players at the WSOP event on the 7th of October. Brabin managed to beat Diedier Guerin at the final table at Crown Melbourne.
Dreams comes true
The Melbourne resident considers the win as the summit of his poker career. “Just like for most poker players, collecting a bracelet was definitely a major dream. The World Series of Poker tournaments are without a doubt the icing on the cake. For that reason, winning such event is something special for every poker player”, the Australian poker champion commented.
Brabin stated that this latest win would boost his poker career. “This victory marks the beginning of a new phase in my poker career. The bracelet is certainly a showpiece in my new house. It’s also a piece of good fortune that comes at a good time after struggling with some private issues”, Brabin added.
Hunger for more
The World Series of Poker event at Crown Melbourne is the first one of the Asia Pacific series. Brabin has raked in over $150,000 in cashcourtesy of WSOP tournaments. However, the Australian poker fan seeks to win many more tournament, including additional WSOP titles.