Everyone who knew anything about poker, knew that Steve Billirakis was one of the favourites to win this event when it started today. In 2007, he became the youngest person to ever win a WSOP bracelet and since then the young man has won over $2 million, throwing cards around tables, all around the world.
Billirakis never, ever seemed phased or in danger during the entire final table. He started the day in 2nd place behind Sam Trickett and he just bided his time until eventually taking control of the table during the latter stages of the day. Billirakis eliminated Jerome Bradpiece and Ramzi Jelassi before finally getting heads up with Michele Di Lauro. The heads up action didn't last long, with Billirakis winning every pot of note, and he was crowned the WSOP Event #3 €5,300 PLO Champion after calling the all-in of Di Lauro on a flop of whilst holding . His hand held up handing him his 2nd bracelet, €238,140 and a deserving round of applause from the audience and media.