Kevin “Phwap” Boudreau’s Inspiring Return To The Rio

A great World Series of Poker just got even better.

During last year’s World Series of Poker the most heartbreaking story came to light when young professional poker player Kevin Bourdrau collapsed in the Rio parking lot due to, what Bluff accurately calls, “complications from a cerebral arteriovenous malformation.”

As you may recall, the poker world rallied by Boudreau’s and his family’s side helping them with medical expenses and transportation from Las Vegas back to Colorado.

After a long, hard year of fear, uncertainty, hope and recovery – Kevin found his way back into the halls of the Rio and along with his family and friends, took part in a sit-n-go in the Pavilion room yesterday.

Read: Kevin “Phwap” Boudreau Hanging With Friends, Making Strides In Recovery

It’s a heartwarming sight and even though there’s is still plenty of work for Kevin in the future it’s fantastic for him, his family and the poker community to see Kevin return to the Rio and back to having a little fun on the felt.

Read More about Kevin’s recovery from Bluff Magazine: Your Greatest Asset Is Your Future

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call the Virginia Council on Problem Gambling (VACPG) helpline at 1-888-532-3500
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