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WSOP 2011: Four bracelets have already found their owners

The action continues to amaze the public of the Rio poker room as part of the 42nd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP). A few players has already been entitled to the famous gold bracelet of this 2011 season starting with Sean Drake, a croupier from California who managed to win face to the 129 casino employees who registered to participate in the Event # 1. His performance also earned him a first prize of $ 82,292. After having failed three successive times the victory during the $ 1,500 Seven Card Stud event, Eugene Kachalov finally win his first WSOP bracelet and also pocketed for this feat the sum of $ 122,909. Note that Kachalov had as opponent Alessio Isaia of Italy during the final duel and that victory was acquired face to a field of 357 players including various well-known players such as Tom Dwan, Frank Kassela or Daniel Negreanu.

In the Event # 3, which recorded a huge success by bringing a field of 925 participants, it was the American player, Francesco Barbero, who won the title. He won his first gold bracelet and a prize of $ 262,283. And last weekend, Allen Bari was also awarded the most prestigious title of his career. Indeed, even if that $ 5,000 buy-in No Limit Hold'em registered a field of 792 participants, he came out as the first player of this Event # 4. The event gained great success compared to the edition of last year and with this wide field, the jackpot for the winner totaled $ 874,116. The 26 year old American was already in an excellent position to climb to the victory since the start of the tournament and during the final day, the title returned to him after having eliminated Mary Ho during the final head's up.

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