Congratulations is due for veteran producer , the man behind and , who just won big during a World Series of Poker match against 300 players.

Woah. Nice. What did he win?

It was his first World Series of gold bracelet (via 2018 WSOP’s Event #31, $1,500 Seven Card Stud) and his victory is allowing him to walk home $105,629.

Phew, he needs money for the studio!

Albini, 55, a recording engineer from , pulled off an unusual double at the final table. Albini busted six-time bracelet winner Chris Ferguson in fourth, then outlasted another six-time bracelet winner, Jeff Lisandro, to the victory.

Albini’s career-best payday more than doubled his previous lifetime WSOP earnings of $58,599, collected in five previous cashes.

WSOP.com

He went on to say that he owes “an enormous debt of gratitude to my , Heather” and that they are in the middle of “a lot of complicated stuff going on at home and she was gracious enough to say it would be okay if I came out here for this. I really appreciate her indulging me in my… hobby.”

Albini had just returned from a tour and fit-in the WSOP trip around his . Suddenly I see new revenue streams available to other musicians…


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