Pius Heinz Wins 2011 WSOP Main Event

Pius Heinz is the 2011 WSOP Main Event champion.

Pius Heinz is the 2011 WSOP Main Event champion.

Pius Heinz has won the 2011 WSOP Main Event.

The 22 year-old German defeated 42 35 year-old Czechoslovakian Martn Staszko heads-up for the title.

WSOP POY Ben Lamb went out early in third place.

For the win, Heinz captures his first bracelet and banks $8,715,638. Staszko takes home $5,433,086 for second. Ben Lamb adds another $4,021,138 to his 2011 WSOP haul for third.

It was an action packed final three. Ben Lamb pushed all in twice early and was eliminated on the fourth hand. And Martin Staszko and Pius Heinz changed chip leadership eight times heads-up.

Heinz becomes the first ever German Main Event winner.

* Photo: Bluff Magazine

 

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