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   Tuesday, August 16 2022 
WSOP 2012: Brent Hanks wins the Event 2

After its mediated launching, the World Series of Poker already distributed their second bracelet. Indeed, the Event 2, a No Limit Hold'em of $ 1,500 had just crowned the American of 29 years, Brent Hanks, to have been the one who managed to keep his stack till the end. Note that the event attracted many poker enthusiasts. Indeed, they were 2,101 players, composed of amateurs and big names of poker who joined the poker room to take part in the tournament, which generated a prize pool of $ 2,836,350 distributed to the 216 best players of the game. And like poker never fails to distinguish the best, of course, familiar faces did good exploits as Vanessa Selbst, who finished 4 th at the end of the competition, JP Kelly 8th, Dan Smith 17 th, John Juanda 25 th and Phil Hellmuth 61 th. Note that the latter signed his 86 th paid place in an International major tournament.

Hanks was able to oust Jacob Bazeley during the final duel, which enabled him to win the largest share of the prize pool totaling $ 517,725. His runner up pocketed the second prize of $ 322,294. The Event 3, a Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em / Pot-Limit Omaha of $ 3,000 will also end in a few hours. This tournament attracted 317 players and now it remains only 64 in the race. The French Guillaume Darcourt is one of those survivors. Regarding the Event 4, a Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better of $ 1,500, the field was composed of 622 participants most of whom are professionals.

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