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Americans Continue To Take Centre Stage At WSOP With Six More Bracelet Winners

Written By: Maya Michaels | June 17, 2014 | Posted In Poker News

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is already well into its fourth week of action, we know it only seemed like yesterday it started too, and since the last time we spoke to you a further nine bracelets have been handed out bringing this years total to 32. Today we are going to bring you up to date on those latest winners from The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in our weekly blog from Las Vegas.

Event 24 saw the American monopoly of this years championships continue with Kevin Eyster taking the plaudits, bracelet and first prize of $622,998 in the $5,000 NL Hold’em Six Handed Event. In Event 25 the UK finally had something to celebrate when John Kabbaj took down the $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event and with it the first prize of $267,327 to claim his second bracelet at the annual event in Las Vegas, with his first coming back in 2009.

It was business as usual for the Americans in Event 26 when Seattle’s Andrew Rennhack claimed his maiden win at the WSOP, and only his fifth ever cash, when he took down the $1,500 NL Hold’em Event beating 1,593 other players to do so. Yet another American and first time bracelet winner took the honours in Event 27 with Tommy Hang beating 742 other players to the crown in the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E Event and with it the first prize of $230,744.

Event 28 saw the American stranglehold broken once again when Russian Alex Bilokur claimed his first ever bracelet, and only 11th ever cash at the WSOP in the $10,000 PL Hold’em Event, and in Event 29 Frenchman Pierre Milan was celebrating his first ever win in Vegas when he won the $2,500 NL Hold’em Event in what was only his 6th ever pay day at the annual event.

It was not long until an American player was in the winners circle once again as Event 30 saw Calvin Anderson win the $1,500 Seven Card Hi-Low 8-or Better Event, his third cash at this years championships after finishing 8th in Event 22 and 14th in Event 2, a win that took his winnings from the three events to $304,622. Event 31 saw yet another American winner in Brett Shaffer claim the honours in the $1,500 NL Hold’em Event, an event that saw him win $418,435 and take his WSOP career winnings well past the $1 million mark.

2009 Main Event Champion Joe Cada was the stand out winner from the past seven days when he took down Event 32 and with it the $670,041 first prize and second bracelet of his career, beating a star studded final table that included the likes of JC Tran, Erick Lindgren and George Danzer.

The action from Las Vegas continues to come thick and fast and as we write Events 33 and 34 are nearing a conclusion as their final tables are virtually set, and of course here at PokerNet.com we will bring you news on those winners and more in our weekly blog from the The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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