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   Friday, June 14 2024 
WSOP: Andy Frankenberger stops Phil Ivey and won the Event # 17

The Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas registered 179 players during the Event # 17 Pot-Limit Hold'em of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) among whom the American player Phil Ivey who was near to win another bracelet. Waiting for the ninth WSOP trophy of his career, Phil Ivey was however stopped on his way by another American during this tournament : Andy Frankenberger. Phil Ivey was surely very disappointed because he lost after a head's up with his compatriot and settled with a gain of $ 275,559 for his second place. The ninth trophy must wait for later! Remarkable poker player since last year during which he won his first bracelet at the World Series of Poker No Limit Hold'em of $ 1,500 buy-in, Frankenberger pocketed his title for a gain of $ 599,153. This new victory is added to his prizelist.

Of the 179 entrants during the Event # 17, nine players were qualified for the final table. Hoyt Corkins was the first player to be eliminated but still pocketed $ 41,829. At the 8th place was Daniel Weinman ($ 52,059) followed by Matt Marafioti ($ 65,840), Shaun Deeb ($ 84,668), Manuel Bevand ($ 110,731) and Alexander Venovski ($ 147,345). Ali Eslami fails at the third place, leaving Andy Frankenberger and Phil Ivey for the final head's up but still cashed $ 199,623. Frankenberger took over and dominated his fellow which let him to pocket $ 445,899 for his feat and the gold bracelet of the WSOP.

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