Brian Rast Appears On “48 Hours”, Talks Gambling For A Living

Two-time WSOP Bracelet winner details ins and outs of the poker profession.

Check out this segment from popular CBS News program '48 Hours’ featuring WSOP Chip Reese Memorial Trophy Winner Brian Rast as he talks about the truths of being a professional poker player and gambler for a living. In this excerpt Rast, who has notched over $5.8 million in lifetime live tournament earnings, talks about the allure of winning a big tournament, being a mini-celebrity in Las Vegas and how, like small businesses in America, most ambitious poker players go busto at an amazing clip.

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