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Phil Ivey Wins 9th WSOP Gold Bracelet

Tags: 9th bracelet, asia, Australia, Melbourne, phil ivey, world series of poker.
Posted on 10 April 2013 by "T".

Just a few moments ago, Phil Ivey won another WSOP bracelet at World of Poker Asia at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The $2,200 buy-in tournament (WSOP APAC Event #3 - Mixed Event) drew 81 of the best mixed game players in the world, generating a total prize pool of $168,000. The top nine players received a piece of the prize pool and Mr. Ivey received $51,840 after defeating Brandon Wong heads up.

The American pro now has an incredible 9 bracelets under his belt and has climbed to 3rd place (shared with Johnny Moss) on the all-time WSOP bracelet leaderboard. Below are the top 5 players of that leaderboard.

1. Phil Hellmuth 13
2. Johnny Chan 10
2. Doyle Brunson 10
3. Phil Ivey 9
3. Johnny Moss 9


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7 comments on "Phil Ivey Wins 9th WSOP Gold Bracelet"

 PokerDonV7310/04/2013 14:47:20 GMT
Congratulation my man Phil Ivey! One of the best players ever to play the game. He always stays so cool and makes the rightr decisions. If only one day I can be on this list of all-time WSOP bracelet leaderboard. At least 1 WSOP bracelet would make me a happy guy for sure!
 kwasac10/04/2013 16:11:24 GMT
Congrats, You the Best!!! Smile
 RoninHarper10/04/2013 17:04:11 GMT
G'day mates

Well I respect Phil Ivey as a poker player but find him to be very arrogant.
Arrogance is something I do NOT like in a person.
Every human being is just a good as any other.
We all have our own strength's and weaknesses.
We all have worth and deserve to be respected until such time as we lose that respect through our actions. Phil to me has come across as arrogant at times.
Still wish him well as a player.
Be cool mates and all the best to us all.

Ronin Cool
 kilak11/04/2013 01:02:43 GMT
Phil is the toughest player in the business. Congrats to the champ
 Fakiry11/04/2013 12:02:13 GMT
Ivey showing again what he's made of, nice to see. This wasn't a very big tourney, but that shouldn't be taken in consideration, as there was a bracelet in game and every pros who fight for those should have thought about that before deciding to either enter or not to this event. The money prize wouldn't pick much pros attention, taking in consideration the costs of the travel and stay, but the bracelet made all the difference. Ivey decided to went there and he made the best decision, as he happen to won the bracelet!
 Macubaas12/04/2013 04:44:56 GMT
Congratulations to Phil, he showed once again that he really master any type of poker Smile
If you consider his age i think he has good chances to take at least the second place on that list or even 1st Big Smile
 mirexxx14/04/2013 16:55:27 GMT
Congratzz for Phil. I have no doubt that he will eventually take over the lead for most bracelets ever. Though the field he beat was like 81 people which isn't bad but its not really that impressive either. I'll take nothing for Phil Ivey this time but he really needs to start winning bigger fields if he doesn't want an asterisk next to his name...grande IvY

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