Meet The Winners of 2014 WSOP Events #16-30
Earlier this month we brought you the winners of the first 15 events of the 2014 World Series of Poker, to keep the continuity going, here are the winners of events 16 through 30.
Event #16: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball - Todd Bui
Todd Bui took down the $1,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball, eventually defeating seasoned veteran Tom Franklin heads-up to claim the $124,510 first place prize.
Event #17: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship - Dan Heimiller
Dan Heimiller secured his first WSOP bracelet and $627,462 in prize money by coming out on top of the $1,000 Seniors event, outlasting a record crowd of 4,425.
Event #18: $10,000 Seven-Card Razz Championship - George Danzer
Germany's George Danzer is regarded as one of the best non-Hold'em players in the world and won his first bracelet this summer in the $10,000 razz event.
Event #19: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em - Ted Gillis
Ted Gillis claimed the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em bracelet and $514,027 in cash when he defeated John "World" hennigan heads-up in event #19.
Event #20: $3,000 No-Limit Shootout - Kory Kilpatrick
American grinder Kory Kilpatrick had $254,891 reasons to be smiling when he won the $3,000 Shootout event.
Event #21: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Dominik Nitsche
Dominik Nitsche added to his already glowing reputation when he won his second bracelet of the summer and his third overall in the $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em event. Nitsche won the WSOP Championship in Atlantic City shortly before the WSOP got under way.
Event #22: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship - Christopher Wallace
Chris "Fox" Wallace has been around for years and now his name is in the poker history books next to the words $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Champion.
Event #23: $1,000 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em - Doug Polk
Online cash game legend Doug Polk picked up $251,969 when he won the $1,000 Turbo event and also collected a rumoured $100,000 extra in prop bets.
Event #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em - Kevin Eyster
The six-handed events are some of the toughest tournaments in the world so Kevin Eyster has plenty of reasons to be smiling. $622,998 in prize money and a WSOP bracelet are other legitimate reasons for sporting a smile, too.
Event #25: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low - John Kabbaj
British pro John Kabbaj won his second career bracelet when he defeated Thomas Keller heads-up in the Omaha/Stud mixed game.
Event #26: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em - Andrew Rennhack
Andrew Rennhack is the man who won the $08,953 first place prize in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event. Michael Katz finished as runner-up.
Event #27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. - Tommy Hang
The $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. event finished with Tommy Hang in possession of all the chips. his reward was $230,744 and a bracelet.
Event #28: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship - Alex Bilokur
Alex Bilokur has a number of impressive results to his name and added to that list with a win in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship.
Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em - Pierre Milan
France's Pierre Milan has the welcomed problem of explaining to U.S. customs why he has $536,768 in his bag when he returns to his home country at the end of the series.
Event #30: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low - Calvin Anderson
Calvin Anderson netted his first WSOP bracelet when he beat Joe Tehan heads-up in the $1,500 Seven-card Stud Hi-Low event last week.
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