Pius Heinz

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Pius Heinz (born 4 May 1989) is a German professional poker player from Bonn,[1] best known as the winner of the Main Event at the 2011 World Series of Poker.[2] He is the first German player to capture the Main Event bracelet.[3]

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Pius Heinz
ResidenceBonn, Germany
Born (1989-05-04) 4 May 1989 (age 33)
Odendorf, West Germany
World Series of Poker
Final table(s)2
Money finish(es)5
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
Winner, 2011
Information accurate as of 29 December 2013.

He defeated Czech player Martin Staszko to win the event. On the final hand, Heinz's A K defeated Staszko's 10 7, which did not improve on a board of 5 2 9 J 4.[3]

Heinz was a member of Team PokerStars.[4]