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WSOP Approaches Halfway Point With 27 Of The 62 Bracelets Handed Out So Far

Written By: Maya Michaels | June 18, 2013 | Posted In Poker News

The World Series of Poker is almost at the halfway stage and at the time of writing 27 of this years 62 bracelets have been handed out to the winners. A further 10 bracelets have been awarded since the last time we posted an article on the annual event from Las Vegas, so here are all the latest winners from the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Paradise, Nevada.

Event 18 was the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Event and it was eventually won by Taylor Paur who beat Roy Weiss and 2,069 other players to take down the first prize of $340,260. Event 19 was the $5,000 Pot Limit Hold’em Event in which the second smallest field of this years championships took to the tables, there were 195 starters in total, and the winner was Davidi Kitai who claimed the $224,560 first prize.

Event 20 was the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event and Calen McNeil beat Can Kim Hua to take his first ever bracelet and a tidy sum of $277,274. Todd Brunson, son of the poker legend that is Doyle Brunson, was third in this particular event and was close to claiming his second WSOP Bracelet some eight years after claiming his first.

Event 21 was the $3,000 No Limit Hold Six Handed Event and a total of 807 players went in search of the $506,764 first prize, with Martin Finger coming out on top and being announced the winner beating Matt Stout heads up. Event 22 was the $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Event which saw Josh Pollock and Noah Schwartz fight it out for the first prize of $279,431, and it was Pollock who went onto to claim the cash and the bracelet.

Well known pro Scott Seiver went in search of his second WSOP Bracelet in Event 23, but he had to settle for second place as it was David Chiu who claimed the first prize of $145,520 in the $2,500 Seven Card Stud Event. Event 24 was the $1,500 No Limit Hold Event and it was Corey Harrison who beat a total of 1,730 players to the first prize of $432,411, with Daniel Cascado filling the runners-up role.

Event 25 as the $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event and Danny Fuhs claimed the $277,519 winners cheque with Christopher George finishing in second place. Event 26 was the $1,000 Seniors No Limit Hold’em Championship and the 4,407 players fought long and hard for the second highest winners cheque so far which was $634,809, and it was Kenneth Lind who beat Dana Ott to secure the huge pay day.

The latest winner was Isaac Hagerling and he was the winner of Event 27 which was the $3,000 Mixed Max No Limit Hold’em Event and he edged out Max Steinberg to take down the first prize of $372,387. So there we go you are now up to date with all 27 winners at this years WSOP and we will of course bring you all the latest news at the same time next week.

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