The First 15 Bracelet Winners of the 2014 WSOP
The 2014 World Series of Poker is in full swing and we thought now would be a good time to celebrate the first 15 bracelet winners.
Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2014 WSOP Events #1-15.
Event #1: $500 Casino Employees Event - Roland Reparejo
Roland Reparejo took home $82,835 after defeating Corey Emery heads-up in the opening event of the 2014 WSOP.
Event #2: $25,000 Mixed Max - Vanessa Selbst
Vanessa Selbst became only the second female in poker history to win three bracelets when she defeated Jason Mo heads-up. In addition to her third bracelet, Selbst also won $871,148.
Event #3: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha - Brandon Shack-Harris
Brandon Shack-Harris won the record-breaking Pot Limit Omaha field, defeating Morgan Popham heads-up to scoop the $205,634 winner's prize.
Event #4: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Kyle Cartwright
Kyle Cartwright, a regular on the WSOP Circuit events, finally won a bracelet when he beat Jason Paster in Event #4, a result that bank Cartwright $360,435.
Event #5: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw - Tuan Le
Tuan Le knocked out Justin Bonomo at the final hurdle of the first $10,000 event of the series. His prize? $355,324.
Event #6: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout - Alex Bolotin
Ivey Poker Pro Alex Bolotin won $259,211 when he beat former PCA Main Event winner Dimitar Danchev heads-up.
Event #7: $1,500 Seven-Card Razz - Ted Forrest
Ted Forrest stopped Phil Hellmuth winning his 14th bracelet in the razz event. Forrest collected $121,196 in prize money.
Event #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker - Jonathan Dimmig
The biggest score of the series so far weighs in at $1,319,587 -- Jonathan Dimmig has this sum in his bank account after despatching of Jeffrey Coburn in the Millionaire Maker.
Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith was on cloud nine after winning Event #9 after a heads-up battle with Danny Nguyen. Smith is now $323,125 richer.
Event #10: $10,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Low - Brock Parker
Brock Parker spoiled the British party when he bust Richard Ashby heads-up to claim Event #10s bracelet and $443,407.
Event #11: $1,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em - Justin Bonomo
Justin Bonomo had finished second in WSOP events on numerous occasions but finally got the monkey off his back when he beat Mike Sowers to claim a bracelet and $449,980.
Event #12: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em - Gregory Kolo
Gregory Kolo beat Kazu Oshima for $169,225 in the Pot-Limit Omaha event.
Event #13: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw - Paul Volpe
Paul Volpe stopped Daniel Negreanu from winning a bracelet bet when he sent him to the rail in second place in the 2-7 single draw event. Volp added $253,524 to his coffers.
Event #14: $1,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Low - Nick Kost
Nick Kost is $283,275 richer after beating Kal Raichura heads-up in the $1,500 limit Omaha Hi-Low evevt.
Event #15: $3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em - Davidi Kitai
Belgium's Davidi Kitai won his third bracelet after a long heads-up battle with Gordon Vayo. Kitai banked $508,640 for his substantial efforts.
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