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WSOP 2013: Event #40 & #41

Tags: Jared Hamby, Steve Gross, wsop 2013.
Posted on 25 June 2013 by "M".

wsopTwo three-day event concluded today and U.S. players Jared Hamby and Steve Gross both won their first WSOP bracelets.

Event #40: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em gathered no less then 2,161 players and a total prize pool of $2,917,350. Out of all the entrants in this event, no previous bracelet winner made it to the final table. However, the final table did have an unusual amount of player representation from South America; 4th place Nicolas Fierro from Chile, 5th Joao Dorneles Neto from Brazil and on 7th place Richard Dubini from Argentina. The final table results below:

Place Player Prize
1 Jared Hamby $525,272
2 Peter Hengsakul $325,780
3 Allan Vrooman $230,178
4 Nicolas Fierro $165,501
5 Joao Dorneles Neto $120,574
6 Matt Berkey $89,008
7 Richard Dubini $66,544
8 Fred Berger $50,382
9 David Nicholson $38,625

Event #41 $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Six-Handed saw 400 players be seated and battle for the first prize of $488,817. The total prize pool was $1,880,000 which was to be paid, in descending amounts, to the top 42 finishers. Among the top 42 players in this event there were a few familiar faces; Daniel Negreanu finished on 34th place ($10,960), Bluff Magazine's 2006 Player of the Year and former Hollywood actor - Chad Brown left on 39th place ($9,306) and Freddy Deeb, whose WSOP career includes two bracelets and $3,913,750  in total WSOP & Circuit winnings, finished on place 16th ($12,896). The last man standing after three days was U.S. poker pro Steve Gross who earned the first prize and his first WSOP bracelet by beating UK's Salman Behbehani.

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3 comments on "WSOP 2013: Event #40 & #41"

 cucho31625/06/2013 22:55:45 GMT
Also in the event 41 other chilean finished on the 12 place: Alex Manzano, earning $25.154. Let's go South America!
 pochui26/06/2013 12:42:28 GMT
Hello all the wonderful mobsters out there, this is your friend pochui from Lithuania, somewhere near the sea writing to you, wish a good day to each and everyone of you.


I am very happy to be a part of such a great community, wish you the best of luck at the tables, off the tables, behind the tables, under the tables and in your life in general.
Yours truly pochui, somewhere near the sea, Lithuania
 doubletop77729/11/2013 19:01:49 GMT
These $1500 events are definitely the hardest to win. The amount of entries in these events is phenomenal and if any player wins a couple of these they must be great great players

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