Tyler Bonkowski is the dude.
The Canadian poker pro was declared winner of the most recent World Series of Poker tournament, held at the Rio in Las Vegas. The 14th tournament on this years schedule, which includes 58 events, was the $3,000 buy-in Limit Holdem Championship.
The tournament started midweek with 337 entries. Three days after it began, Bonkowski was the only player standing, make that sitting at the final table at well past midnight. Piled high in front if his beaming smile where thousands of multi colored poker chips and one very coveted prize the WSOP gold bracelet. Bonkowski collected first place prize money totaling $220,817. Read more