Some results after the weekend - WSOP 2014
The world championship of poker, the World Series Of Poker (WSOP), has hit the ground running with 4 distributed bracelets at the end of last weekend meeting. Vanessa Selbst has won a prize of $ 871,148 in the $ 25,000 Mixed-Max (Event #2) ; at present, she has three WSOP bracelets plus $ 10 millions of earnings in play. The $ 1,000 NLH (Event#4) poker tournament was won by Kyle Cartwright over a field of 2,223 participants. The grinder has pocketed $ 360,278 along with his first WSOP bracelet. As for the Event# 5 (2-7 Triple Draw Lowball) of $ 10,000 buy-in, it was won by Tuan Le. This 36 years-old poker player grabs his very first bracelet in his career, including a sum of $ 355,324, an amount from the prizepool of $ 1,128,000 generated by the 120 subscribers.
In addition to that, the championship hosted last week the Event#7 $ 1,500 Seven-Card Razz in which 352 players had participated. Targeting his 14th WSOP bracelet, Phil Hellmuth found himself facing Ted Forrest in Heads-up; both men were determined enough to emerge victorious in that clash. Ted Forrest took over the chip lead at the level 26 with a stack of 840,000 chips against 745,000 for Phil Hellmuth. That weekend was also marked by the holding of the Millionaire Maker tournament which exploded the counter in term of attendance. 7,977 players have actually taken part in this Event#8 of $ 1,500 buy-in, generating a prizepool of $ 10,768,950. In fact, 819 players will be given prizes and the would-be winner will receive $ 1,319,587. Andrew « BalugaWhale » Seidman is quite well-positioned with his 137,700 chips. Some notable names such as Joe Cada, Mohsin Charania, Amit Makhija, Jake Cody and Maria Ho are still in the race.
Monday, 02 June 2014
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