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Gaurav RainaGaurav Raina took down Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em after winning the heads-up battle against James Calvo – Took home $456,822 along with the much coveted WSOP gold bracelet.


Frank MaggioEvent #31: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship was taken by Frank Maggio, who capped off a four-and-a-half-hour final table to win his first WSOP gold bracelet and $617,303. Maggio defeated William Murray for the championship.


Vladimir ShchemelevEvent #32: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix was conquered by Vladimir Shchemelev, giving him his second WSOP gold bracelet and a sweet prize of $193,484


Chris FrankChris Frank Wins Event #33: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em – Took home $384,833 along with the coveted WSOP gold bracelet, his first of maybe many to come for this 22-year-old German player.



Ben YuDéjà Yu! Ben Yu won his second bracelet in Event #34: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship and a very nice paycheck of $232,738 for taking the championship title away from the legendary Shaun Deeb.


James MooreEvent #35: $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em was grabbed up by James Moore who captured his second Super Seniors Title and won $259,230 along with his second gold bracelet.



Nadar KakhmazovEvent #36: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed was taken down by Russian player Nadar Kakhmazov to win his first bracelet and a lot of spending capital in the amount of $580,338. Not too shabby of a paycheck.



Thomas ReynoldsThomas Reynolds ran away with Event #37: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em, pocketing his first bracelet along with $292,880 for having to wade through a field of 2,019 other players.



Joe McKeehenEvent #38: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship was won by Former WSOP Main Event Champion Joe McKeehen. He added a sweet $311,817 to all his previous earnings plus his second shiny gold bracelet.



Rifat PalevicEvent #39: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo BOUNTY was taken by Sweden’s Rifat Palevic, who outlasted 1,867 players to be crowned champion, collect his first gold bracelet, and pocket $183,903 for his efforts.


Ernest BohnEvent #40: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better was locked up by 68 year-old Ernest Bohn for his long awaited first gold bracelet and $173,228 in first prize money after battling a field of 595 players and coming out on top.


We’re off on a little road trip to the Gulf of Mexico for some fun and relaxation and will be back in a few days; our field eyes and ears on the floor of the Rio will keep us posted so that we may keep you updated on what’s happening at the 48th Annual WSOP Events Final Tables.

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Jim "Pocket Bullets" ParisBy Jim “Pocket Bullets” Paris

Ok, here we go with our latest report on the happenings at the 47th Annual World Series of Poker. We left off at Event #20:  the $10,000 Seven Card Razz Championship which was won by Ray Dehkharghani.


Calvin LeeCalvin Lee won Event #21: $3000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em and collected a whopping $531,577 in prize money. Out of a field of 1,029 entrants, it was nice to see him walk away with his first bracelet and all that money.


Danny Le


Event #22: $1500 Limit Hold’em belonged to Danny Le winning his first WSOP gold bracelet and a sweet prize of $188,815 by taking it out of the hands of a field of 665 players.



Cesar GarciaEvent #23: $2000 No-Limit Hold’em was taken down by Cesar Garcia who walked away with a huge paycheck for $447,739 after defeating a field of 1,419 hungry souls.



Jason MercierJason Mercier, of the Global Poker League’s NY Rounders, won  Event #24: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship and collected $422,874 for all his hard work. He also walked away with his fifth career gold bracelet after pushing through a field of 170 of players.




Michael GaglianoEvent #25: $2500 No-Limit Hold’em was captured by Michael Gagliano, who collected a fat check of $448,463 plus his first bracelet.




Benny GlaserEvent #26 – $1,500 Omaha 8 or Better was conquered by Benny Glaser out of a field of 934 for his second bracelet plus a nice lump sum of $244,103.




Johnnie CraigEvent #27: $1000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship. Johnnie Craig at 54 made WSOP history by winning the largest-ever seniors poker tournament with 4499 entrants. Craig, from Baytown, TX, collected $538,204 and picked up his first gold bracelet.



Ian JohnsIan Johns took down Event #28: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship for his third World Series of Poker gold bracelet and collected $290,635 from a field of 110 very serious players.


Alexander Ziskin

Event #29: $1500 No-Limit Hold’em was picked up by Alexander Ziskin. He walked away with his first gold bracelet plus a hefty $401,494, running through a field of 1,796 entrants.



Viatcheslav Ortynskiy

Viatcheslav Ortynskiy from Russia grabbed up Event #30: $3000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha  and took home his first WSOP bracelet along with a nice payday of $344,327.



James MooreEvent #31: $1000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em  was taken by James Moore, a physician and radiologist from New Hope, Pennsylvania, who won his first gold WSOP bracelet plus $230,626 big ones, after taking down 1,476 entrants.


Benny Glaser

Event #32: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship was mastered by Benny Glaser, who took home his second bracelet for the summer plus an extra little check for $407,194. The first bracelet came when he ran away with Event #26 and collected  $244,103 . That gave him a total of three gold WSOP bracelets and, in case you missed it, a total of $651,297 for the summer thus far.

That makes it 32 completed, hard-knocking events out of a total of 69 this year. That, folks, is almost half way until we reach the Main Event. Do you have any thoughts as to who will make the Final Table this year? If so send us your comments.

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