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2014 WSOP: Jeffrey Smith Wins Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Tags: 000 No-Limit Holdem, 2014 WSOP, Danny Nguyen, Encinitas, Event #9: $1, Jeffrey Smith.
Posted on 04 June 2014 by "T".

American Jeffrey Smith from Encinitas, California has just laid hands on the $323,125 top prize and his very first gold coveted WSOP bracelet after besting a field of 1,940 players over 3 days of play! Smith defeated his final opponent, Danny Nguyen, after an extremly tight heads-up battle that lasted for three hours.

In the final hand, Smith raised to 160k and Nguyen pushed all in. Smith called right away and turned over ADiamond9Heart, Nguyen showed QHeart6Heart. The board ran out 9Club3Heart5Spade9Spade10Diamond and Smith won the final hand of the tournament with three of a kind nines. Danny Nguyen received $199,829 for his runner-up finish.

 


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5 comments on "2014 WSOP: Jeffrey Smith Wins Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold''em"

 ddblt197004/06/2014 08:51:32 GMT
Congratulations to the winner!

P.S.: At first, when I read the name Nguyen, I thought it was Scotty Nguyen. Big Smile Big Smile
 doubletop77704/06/2014 11:07:38 GMT
Many congratulations to Jeffrey Smith for winning his first bracelet and taking down a first prize of $323,125. He bested a field of over 1900 players so he thoroughly deserves his winnings
 Heskor04/06/2014 15:12:03 GMT
Cheers yeah grats to him for beating a huge field and a bit sad about Nguyen not winning, but you know , pros cannot win all hands, anyway on his name it is so generic that we can think that it might be a fake lol. Anyway congratulations to him. Hope the tournaments get more winners, so far I heard about a lot of pro players and not much new players coming in!
 Macubaas05/06/2014 07:09:42 GMT
Congratulations to the winner, that was a pretty fierce heads up battle if you ask me Smile
I guess that on the final hand even if he did not had luck and take the hand down, he could not be disappointed since he had the better hand preflop.
 ddblt197005/06/2014 10:34:01 GMT
The heads up battle is a lot about luck.

You can´t wait for good spots and good hands anymore, you have to play 80% of hand, so your edge is lower.

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