Byron Johnson began heads-up play down two-to-one against Fabian Foster and had some work to do.
Seat 5: Byron Johnson – 32,500,000 (41 bb)
Seat 9: Fabian Foster – 64,800,000 (81 bb)
Johnson’s comeback was kicked off when he was all in and at risk with against Foster’s . He was live and caught a river on the board to double up.
Soon after, it was Foster at risk this time when he made a move with and Johnson called with . The dealer spread the board to give Johnson a river boat and the title.
After a long day at the tables, Johnson earned his first WSOP Circing ring along with $166,176 while Foster still took home a healthy $102,705 for second place.
1st: Byron Johnson – $166,176
2nd: Fabian Foster – $102,705