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2015 WSOP News and Notes

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Just about 3 weeks into the 2015 World Series of Poker, and about half the events are either completed or underway. All this of course leading up to the No-Limit Hold’em, $10,000 buy-in Main Event World Championship, which begins on July 5th.

Hellmuth Adds To His Legacy

Thus far, notable bracelet winners include Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Alaei, and Shaun Deeb. Along with online poker giants Brian Hastings and Phil Galfond. Hellmuth took down Event #17, The $10,000 buy-in Razz World Championship. For Hellmuth, the win added a record 14th WSOP bracelet to his collection. No one else has more than 10.

2015 WSOP Bracelet Winners

Event #1 $565 No-Limit Hold'em Casino Employees

Brandon Barnette - 1st Place Prize: $75,704

Event #2 $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Michael Wang - 1st Place Prize: $466,120

Event #3 $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8/OB

Robert Mizrachi - 1st Place Prize: $251,022

Event #4 $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 max)

Nick Petrangelo - 1st Place Prize: $201,812

Event #5 The Colossus $565 No-Limit Hold'em $5 Million GTD

Lance Garcia - 1st Place Prize: $638,880

Event #6 $1,000 Hyper No-Limit Hold'em

John Reading - 1st Place Prize: $252,068

Event #7 $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball

Tuan Le - 1st Place Prize: $322,756

Event #8 $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em

Paul Michaelis - 1st Place Prize: $189,818

Event #9 $1,500 Seven Card Razz

Max Pescatori - 1st Place Prize: $155,947

Event #10 $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Heads-Up (512 max)

Keith Lehr - 1st Place Prize: $334,430

Event #11 $1,500 Limit Hold'em

William Kakon - 1st Place Prize: $196,055

Event #12 $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Six Max

Idan Raviv - 1st Place Prize: $457,007

Event #13 $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8/OB

Konstantin Maslak - 1st Place Prize: $269,612

Event #14 $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 max)

Barry Hutt - 1st Place Prize: $283,546

Event #15 $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

Shaun Deeb - 1st Place Prize: $318,857

Event #16 Millionaire Maker $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em $1 Million GTD 1st Place

Adrian Buckley - 1st Place Prize: $1,277,193

Event #17 $10,000 Seven Card Razz

Phil Hellmuth - 1st Place Prize: $271,105 

Event #18 $1,000 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em

John Gale - 1st Place Prize: $298,290

Event #19 $3,000 Limit Hold'em Six Max

Matthew Elsby - 1st Place Prize: $230,799

Event #20 $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Benjamin Zamani - 1st Place Prize: $460,640

Event #21 $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8/OB

Daniel Alaei - 1st Place Prize: $391,097

Event #22 $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Samuel Greenwood - 1st Place Prize: $318,977

Event #23 $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball

Christian Pham - 1st Place Prize: $81,314

Event #24 $1,500 H.O.R.S.E.

Arash Ghaneia - 1st Place Prize: $239,750

Event #25 $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Eight Max

Jeffrey Tomlinson - 1st Place Prize: $567,724

Event #26 $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

Aaron Wallace - 1st Place Prize: $226,985

Event #27 $10,000 Seven Card Stud

Brian Hastings - 1st Place Prize: $239,518

Event #28 Monster Stack $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

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Event #29 $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball

Phil Galfond - 1st Place Prize: $224,383

Last Chance To Qualify

You can still qualify online for this year's $10,000 WSOP Main Event, this Sunday, July 21st at Americas Cardroom. Three Championship Packages are guaranteed, the buy-in is $55, and the action starts at 6 pm ET.

Click here for the complete 2015 WSOP events schedule, and follow all the tournament action at wsop.com.

 

By Dan Dececco, Rakeback.com Freelance Author

 


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