Archive for June 7th 2012

Ok,  it’s time to update and  catch y’all up on  the current winners at the 2012 WSOP. This year has already been full of surprises with lots of 1st time-ever bracelet winners and first time-ever event types such as the “$5,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Mixed Max.” So here are your current bracelet winners  and their total winnings:

Event 1 – Chiab Saechao  – Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em – $70,859
Event 2 – Brent Hanks – No-Limit Hold’em – $517,725
Event 3 – Leif Force – Heads Up No Limit Hold’em/Pot Limit Omaha – $207,708
Event 4 – Cory Zeidman – Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better – $201,559
Event 5 – Nick Jivkov – Pot-Limit Hold’em – $189,818
Event 6 – Aubin Cazals – $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Mixed-Max – $480,564
Event 7 – Andy Bloch – $1,500 Seven Card Stud – $126,363
Event 8 – Herbert Tapscott – $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better – $264,400
Event 9 – Ashkan Razavi – $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry – $781,398
Event 10 – John Monnette – $5,000 Seven Card Stud – $190,826

And the newest winner taking Event 11  is Vincent van der Fluit  winning the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event and taking home  $265,221 along with his very first WSOP gold bracelet. Congrats Vincent. So there have been 11 – 2012 WSOP Gold Bracelets taken thus far and more than 16 million dollars in prize money…WOW. We still have a long way to go before we get to the Final Nine at the end of October to crown this year’s ultimate WSOP Champion. Anyone want to place some poker chips on who will be in the Final Nine?

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