Pius Heinz is the 2011 World Series of Poker main event Champion. The deserving 22 year old German poker pro outlasted 6,864 other players on his way to winning pokers most coveted prize – the gold and diamond WSOP bracelet and $8,715,638 in prize money.
The aggressive and intelligent play of Pius Heinz led the new champion to ultimate victory after a grueling 3 hour head to head match with runner up Martin Staszko, a very capable Czech Chess Expert.
The chip count lead changed back and forth multiple times but in hand 301, Pius Heinz won pokers biggest prize – the 2011 WSOP Main Event Championship. 2011 Poker Player of the Year, Ben Lamb finished third and a well played fourth prize went to Matt Giannetti.
Video: Enjoy all the action from the 2011 WSOP main event final table 3-handed
Well played. Congratulations to the first German WSOP Main Event Champion and new King of Poker, Pius Heinz.