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Event 38, the $10,000 buy-in Pot-Limit Hold'em World Championship also produced a winner when Vlademar Kwaysser became only the third Hungarian to claim a WSOP bracelet.
To do so he had to outlast an initial field of 268 that contained some of the best players on the planet.
In the early hours of Wednesday morning Kwaysser faced Matt Marafioti in a close-fought heads that ultimately saw the Hungarian player take the bracelet and the main prize of $617,214, leaving his opponent with the consolation of a second place $381 507.
Kwaysser is no stranger to tournament success; he won the first-ever Latin American Poker Tour back in 2008 and the Italian Poker Tour San Remo main event last February. His latest WSOP cash is his seventh overall and his third in this year’s series. The win is his largest to date, and brings his career earnings to $1,273,812.
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