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Germany's Nitsche wins Event 59

Updated: July 24, 2012, 2:27 PM ET
By Gary Wise | Special To ESPN.com

It's seldom at the World Series of Poker that you see final table players vying to finish in second place, but that happened in Event 59, $1,000 no-limit hold 'em, thanks to an absolutely dominant performance from Dominic Nitsche, a 21-year-old online pro hailing from Minden, Germany. With his win over the second largest field of the WSOP (4,620 players, trailing only the main event), Nitsche took home $654,797 and his first WSOP bracelet.

Nitsche entered the final table of the ...

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