The 2019 World Series of Poker is only six weeks away and today we are breaking down the Championship events that will be dominated by the biggest names in the game! With a massive 80 events taking place at the WSOP, many fans will be looking out for the biggest events
Brian Rast is one of the best and most respected poker players - ever. Born in Denver, Colorado, Brian's family moved to California nearly 30 years ago where he attended Poway High School. He was the class valedictorian before enrolling at Stanford University, one of the top academic colleges in the
Pot-Limit Omaha Stephen Chidwick limped the button and Brian Rast called in the small blind as Chris Vitch checked his option. The flop landed [2d8c7c] and Rast bet out 10,500. Vitch raised to 25,000 and Chidwick folded. Rast committed his 28,000 total and Vitch called. Vitch: [Tc8s4c3h] Rast: [As9h8h6c] The turn and river landed the
Stud Hi-Lo Stephen Chidwick completed and Brian Rast raised to 10,000. Chidwick called and led for 5,000 on fourth and Rast called. On fifth, Chidwick bet out 10,000 and Rast folded. Chidwick: [XxXx] / [6cAd7s] Rast: [XxXx] / [JhKcAs]
Razz Justin Bonomo completed and Brian Rast raised to 8,000. Bonomo called, and then called a bet on fourth before folding to a bet on fifth. Bonomo: [XxXx] / [8x8xJh] Rast: [XxXx] / [4x7x6x]
No-Limit Hold'em Brian Rast opened the button to 4,000 and Chris Vitch called from the big blind. The flop landed [6c7d4s] and Vitch checked to Rast who bet 7,500. Vitch called, and then checked the [Kh] on the turn. Rast bet 18,000, and Vitch called as the [3h] completed the board on the
2-7 Triple Draw Brian Rast raised the button and John Monnette three-bet. Rast called and drew two behind Monnette's one. Monnette bet and Rast called and both players drew one. Monnette checked, Rast bet 4,000, and Monnette check-raised to 8,000. Rast called and drew one behind Monnette's pat. Monnette bet, and Rast folded.
Pot-Limit Omaha Chris Vitch opened to 3,500 in the cutoff and both Brian Rast and Anthony Zinno called from the blinds. The flop landed [Kc6s3d] and after Rast checked, Zinno tossed in 10,000. Vitch and Rast folded, and Zinno collected the pot.
Hold'em Brian Rast raised pre-flop and Anthony Zinno re-raised on the button. Rast made the call. The players saw a flop of [3s9dKs] and Rast checked it over to Zinno who fired out a bet. The 2015 Super High Roller Bowl champion made the call. The turn came the [9h], Rast checked