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WSOP: British players invaded the 2010 edition

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2010 saw a major invasion of British players. Since the tournament began, representatives of Great Britain took possession of five bracelets. Praz Bansi was the first to win in the British side during the $ 1,500 No Limit Hold'em tournament when he pocketed a great prize of $ 515,000. Bansi therefore holds two WSOP bracelets, recorded eight paid places and $ 1.4 million gain in the WSOP Circuit. His compatriot James Dempsey has also made a great achievement this year as he triumphed at the $ 1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em and received $ 197,000 for the occasion. He also finished as runner up in Omaha Hi-Lo Split-8 $ 10,000 buy-in, which allowed him to cash the sum of $ 301,000. His earnings at the WSOP totaled $ 522,000 and he managed to be part of the paid list 4 times.

The third British who won a bracelet this year is Richard Ashby at the Seven Card Stud $ 1,500 buy-in tournament, a victory rewarded with a prize of $ 140,000. He was also a formidable competitor at the $ 10,000 HORSE World Championship event and finished in the second place with a gain of € 378,000. His 11 WSOP cashes have earned him a big gain of $ 604,000. Mike Ellis has managed to get within 6 cashes. His exploits earned him a gain of $ 626,000. This year he won his first bracelet in the $ 1,500 No Limit Hold'em tournament. And the last British bracelet come back to Steve Jelinek in the $ 1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split-8 or Better tournament. He recorded four paid place and the total of his premiums amounted to $ 300,000 since 2005. Moreover, his recent award earned him a quarter million dollars.

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