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CEP Madrid 2017

The Comeback Kid

Brian Rast comes back from a massive chip deficit to defeat Phil Hellmuth and claim the $50K Players Championship bracelet.

  • Brian Rast, left, and Phil Hellmuth, right.
  • Phil Hellmuth is frustrated with Brian Rast.
  • Phil Hellmuth
  • Owais Ahmed
  • Phil Hellmuth pumps a fist after winning a pot.
  • Owais Ahmed eliminated in 4th place.
  • Minh Ly out in 3rd place.
  • Brian Rast is the bracelet winner in event 55, The Players' Championship.
  • Heads Up: Brian Rast and Phil Hellmuth
  • Brian Rast celebrates with his supporters after his first double up.
  • Brian Rast senses a victory.
  • Brian Rast poses with The Chip Reese Memorial Trophy after winning event 55, The Players Championship.
  • A wide view of the ESPN Final Table set.
  • A dejected Phil Hellmuth
  • Brian Rast is picked up off the ground by Antonio Esfandiari.
  • Brian Rast shakes Phil Hellmuth's hand.
  • Brian Rast shows off his new bracelet.
  • Brian Rast lets out a yell
  • Brian Rast starts to celebrate.
  • A view of the ESPN final table