Brian Brubaker, a professional poker from Los Angles is the winner of $1,500 2-7 triple draw event of World Series of poker 2017 and collected $109,967. The 32-year-old player defeated 326-players worldwide.
Brendan Taylor became runner-up of this event for a total winning share of amount $67,952, while third place of the match goes to a pro poker player named Jason Riesenberg who made $43,597 from the tournament.
Brubaker was very happy after the first gold bracelet win. He said that “it was a lot of fun” and intense game because there was a lot of swings throughout the final tales. The heads-up of the event was also very intense and there were a lot of hands going back and forth, he added.
Prior to this particular win, his best finish at WSOP came four years ago, when he participated in the $2,500 2-7 draw and finished at third position. He then collected $70,743.
As mentioned, Brendan Taylor was the runner-up of this game, who could not be able to defeat Brubaker and collect his second WSOP gold here at the series. Taylor’s first gold came back in 2010, when he played in a $1,500 buy-in limit Hold’em and became champion.
According to Brubaker, Taylor was the most aggressive player by far’. He had most chips so it’s a little bit easier for him to lead, but he played very well also. I have never played a game against him until we combined to one table of seven, he said.
Top 7 positions of the game were as follows:-
1st: Brian Brubaker – $109,967
2nd: Brendan Taylor – $67,952
3rd: Jason Riesenberg – $43,597
4th: Max Kruse – $28,740
5th: Dean Kerl – $19,482
6th: Rick Fuller – $13,591
7th: Robert Mizrachi – $9,765