But Phillips told PokerListings.com he has decided to put poker on the backburner and return to school in September.
Enrolled at UNC Charlotte, Phillips looks at the WSOP as a sort of poker summer camp, one he’ll be attending for the next few years.
“I don’t know if I’ll be playing poker forever and I really want to have something to fall back on,” Phillips said in Las Vegas moments after receiving his bracelet.
“I’d love to go into business and now with the money I’ve won in poker I’ll have the opportunity...
Published By: Poker Listings - Wednesday, 20 June, 2012