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Steven Sung Becomes Multiple Bracelet Winner And Anthony Gregg Claims High Roller Event

Written By: Kimberley | July 2, 2013 | Posted In Poker News

The start of the Main Event is now just four days away at the World Series of Poker, but before that starts later this week there is still plenty of other news to bring you from the past week at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Paradise, Nevada. Today we bring you news of another 13 bracelet winners, including the winner of the biggest prize at this years event so far.

Event 40 was the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Event in which 2,161 players started out in search of the first prize, and it was Jared Hamby who came out on top winning his first bracelet and a first prize of $525,272. Next up was Event 41 which was the $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Six Handed Event and it was Steve Gross who eventually came out on top beating Salman Behbehani to the bracelet and first prize of $488,817.

Event 42 was the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Event, an event that attracted another big field of well over 2,000 players, and it was Norbert Szecsi who was crowned the winner and he took home a nice pay cheque of $345,037. Just 87 players took to the felt for Event 43 which was the $10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball Event, though those 87 players still contributed to a prize pool of $817,800. The eventual winner of the three day event was Jesse Martin who beat David Baker heads-up to claim his first ever bracelet and a cash prize of $253,524.

Event 44 saw yet another first time bracelet winner, with this particular event being won by Sandeep Pulusani who took home a cool $592,684 for beating the other 1,071 players in the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Event. Event 45 was the $1,500 Ante Only No Limit Hold’em Event and Ben Volpe was yet another first time bracelet winner claiming the $201,399 on offer to the winner. The first timer trend continued on into the next event as well as Vladimir Schcemelev claimed Event 46 which was the $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event and with it the $279,094 first prize.

Event 47 was the big one, the $111,111 One Drop High Rollers No Limit Hold’em Event, an event that saw 166 players start out in search of the first prize of $4,830,619. Anthony Gregg and Chris Klondnicki battled heads-up to claim the first prize and it was Gregg who eventually came out on top, though Klondnicki will not be too disappointed as he still won a very tidy sum of $2,985,495 for his four days work.

Event 48 was the $2,500 Limit Hold’em Six Handed Event and Marco Johnson claimed the title, bracelet and first prize of $206,796. Event 49 was the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Event and English professional Barny Boatman claimed the title and huge first prize of $546,080 and became yet another first time bracelet winner. In Event 50 the $2,500 10-Game Mix Six Handed Event it was Brandon Wong who beat the 371 other players to the first prize of 372 $220,061.

Event 51 was the $10,000 Ladies No Limit Hold’em Championships and Kristen Bicknell and Leanne Haas fought it out long and hard, but it was Bicknell who took down the final table and took home the bracelet and first prize of $173,922. Event 52 saw the second largest cash prize handed out so far and it also saw Steven Sung become a multiple bracelet winner. Sung took down the $25,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Handed Event and with it the first prize of $1,205,324, his fourth cash at this years event and his 23rd in total, with his first bracelet win coming back in 2009.

Make sure you check back with us next week for all the latest news from Las Vegas where the Main Event will be well under way, and we will of course bring all the latest winners too.

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