Time to continue with our highlights of the 50th annual World Series of Poker, as relayed to us by our friends straight from the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas:
Event #26: $2,620 No-Limit Hold’em Marathon was taken down by Roman Korenev after a long 6-day battle to pick up his first gold bracelet and a hefty $477,401.
Event #27: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Michael Mizrachi walked away with his 5th bracelet and a nice $142,801.
Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Stephen Song fought like a true WSOP warrior to wrap his first gold bracelet around his wrist, and $341,854 to celebrate with his rail.
Event #29: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship Greg Mueller took down a field of 172 players and walked away with an impressive $425,347 and his third WSOP bracelet.
Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha after a long arduous four days, Luis Zedan, with a giant smile, won the battle and picked up $236,673 and his first gold bracelet.
Event #31: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed known by his opponents as the the “Silent Assassin,” Thomas Cazayous won the battle and took home $414,766 and his first bracelet.
Event #32: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship was crushed by Howard Mash to win his first bracelet and $662,594 after defeating a field of 5,916 players.
No report as of yet for Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold’em After years and years of playing professionally, Joseph Cheong picked up his first WSOP gold bracelet by taking down a field of more than 6,200 eager competitors and added to his already healthy bank account a fat $687,782.
Event #35: $10,000 Dealer’s Choice Championship Adam Friedman walked away with his third gold bracelet and $312,417. Plus, he joined the back-to-back winners club by defending his 2018 title for the same event.
Event #36: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout David Lambard was all smiles when he knocked out the last of his opponents from a field of 313 entries to pick up his first bracelet and the tidy sum of $207,193.
Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack was taken by Robert Mitchell giving him his first WSOP gold bracelet and a first place prize of $297,537 for his pocket aces.
Event #39 $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em still playing.
Event #40: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Ismael Bojang ran through a field of 1,216 anxious players to win his very first WSOP gold bracelet and $298,507 to add to his previous 10 cashes in the 2019 WSOP and to his 75th cash in professional poker.
There were also a couple of ONLINE tourneys that were conquered by the following digital gamblers:
Event #38: WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em Knockout Bounty Upeshka ‘gomezhamburg’ De Silva won $100,262.72.
Event #46: $500 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack Dan ‘centrfieldr’ Lupo knocked everyone out to win $145,273.90.
So there you have it. After 23 days of the 50th WSOP, there has already been more than $13,750,407 dollars paid just to the first place winners, and naturally a whole lot more to all who were lucky enough to make it past the bubbles.
Stay tuned for our next report from the floor at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In the meantime, come visit us at the Texas Poker Store.