This year, it was Kathy Liebert, a woman's turn.
Liebert was chip leader with only three remaining. But after a grueling heads-up match (eventually breaking the record for most hands played all-time at a WPT final table), Liebert, one of the all-time greatest female players, succumbed to middle-of-the-road pro Steve Brecher. Draw your own conclusions about it all if you'd [ here ].
For the win, Brecher banked $1,025,500. Liebert took $550,000 for second.
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