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Russ Thomas Wins Poker Championship

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Waterloo’s Russ Thomas, right, accepts the 2019 World Series of Poker from Rick Buettner, the chairman of the Board of Directors of the local card-playing league.
Waterloo’s Russ Thomas, right, accepts the 2019 World Series of Poker from Rick Buettner, the chairman of the Board of Directors of the local card-playing league.

Waterloo’s Russ Thomas is the 2019 winner of the World Series of Poker. Rounding out the leader board were Mike Dunn, second; and Tim Huels; third. This year’s all-day poker match was once again held at an undisclosed location in Monroe County.

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