A 22-Year-Old German Won $8.7 Million In The World Series Of Poker Last Night In Vegas

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Pius Heinz won the World Series of Poker Main Event and the $8.7 million prize last night.The 22-year-old German didn’t even know if he wanted to play poker full-time earlier this year, but now he’s the winner of the biggest tournament on Earth.

He was locked in an epic 119-hand battle with Czech player Martin Staskzo. But he eventually wore him down and won with ace-high on the final hand.

Staskzo took home $5.3 million.

Watch the final hand below:

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