2010 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel stood tall as the winner of even EVENT #58: $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP after overcoming a extremely tough field of 135 entrants over 2 days of play. Duhamel, 27, received his second bracelet and the massive $3,989,985 first-place prize for his victory. He now has $13,796,281 in WSOP earnings.
"I feel so lucky and so blessed in so many ways where I am right now," Duhamel said afterward. "This is the biggest buy-in event of the summer, and it turned out to be my second-best day."
This was the fourth year of a big buy-in One Drop event. Previous tournaments were won by Antonio Esfandiari (2012), Tony Gregg (2013), and Daniel Colman (2014).
Final table results:
OTHER IN-THE-MONEY FINISHERS:
Aside from the final table finishers, other gold bracelet winners who cashed included - Brian Hastings (11th), Byron Kaverman (12th), and David Sands (14th).
Phil Hellmuth's cash in this event now gives him 113 for his career, the most ever for any player in history.
No females entered this tournament. All 135 players were male.
There were 2 players who played who had never entered a WSOP event before.
There were 98 Americans and 37 players from other countries. England constituted the second largest makeup, with 21 players.
Ages of participants ranged from 21 to 74. John Morgan, from Minneapolis, MN was the eldest payer.
Name: Jonathan Duhamel
Birthplace: Boucherville, Quebec (Canada)
Current Residence: Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Marital Status: Single
Profession: Professional Poker Player
Number of WSOP Cashes: 26
Number of WSOP Final Table Appearances: 6
Number of WSOP Gold Bracelet Victories: 2
Best Previous WSOP Finish: 1st (2010)
Total WSOP Earnings: $13,796,281
Personal Facts: Duhamel won the WSOP Main Event Championship in 2010