Brian Rast has been elected to the Poker Corridor of Fame on the again of each prolific high-stakes money sport and event careers. [Image: PokerGO.com]
In simply his second 12 months of eligibility, Brian Rast has been elected to the Poker Corridor of Fame. Celebrating him in a ceremony earlier than the $1,979 Poker Corridor of Fame Bounty No-Restrict Maintain’em on the World Collection of Poker, WSOP Vice President Jack Effel referred to as Rast “among the finest poker gamers we’ve ever seen.”
Afterward, Rast and his household attended the revealing of his image on the new Poker Corridor of Fame exhibit at Horseshoe Las Vegas.
Rast has two headline resume bullet factors, each cemented on the 2023 WSOP. He received the $50,000 Poker Gamers Championship, changing into the second participant to win it thrice (Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi” was the primary); in his HOF acceptance speech, Rast referred to as it his “favourite” poker achievement. With that win, Rast additionally turned simply the 19th participant to win six profession WSOP bracelets.
the one participant to have scored $1m in event cashes seven years in a row
All informed, Rast has over $25m in profession stay event earnings and is the one participant to have scored $1m in event cashes seven years in a row.
Maybe greater than his event prowess, although, Rast is understood amongst his friends for dominating high-stakes money video games. In an interview with PokerNews in 2021 simply earlier than his 40th birthday (40 is the minimal age for Corridor of Fame eligibility), Rast stated he deserved to be within the Corridor, stating, “The Corridor of Famers that play in Bobby’s Room (at Bellagio) know who the very best money sport gamers are.”