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2014 WSOP: Brief Recaps of Event #38-43

Tags: 2014 WSOP, Dan Kelly, Davide Suriano, George Danzer, Michael Drummond, Robert Mizrachi, Sean Dempsey
Posted on 23 June 2014 by "T".

George Danzer Wins Event #38: Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better

Amazing! German poker pro George Danzer has won two gold bracelets in two weeks at the 2014 World Series of Poker! After nabbing his fist ever bracelet in $10,000 Seven-Card Razz Championship, he bested a field of 134 players over three days of play in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better to win his second gold bracelet!

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Benny Chen Wins Event #6: $1,500 "Millionaire Maker" No-Limit Hold'em

Tags: 2013 wsop, benny chen, dan kelly, justin liberto, millionaire maker
Posted on 05 June 2013 by "T".

The brand new event began on Saturday with 6,343 entrants and concluded yesterday after four days of play. Benny Chen brought the largest stack to the final table, which kicked off yesterday, but lost the chip lead almost straight away. He was second in chips when four players remained.

Four-handed play lasted 95 hands with each player taking turns at holding the lead. However, at the end of the night, it was Chen who was the last man standing and received the first prize of $1,198,780 and the coveted gold bracelet!

Final table results:
1. Benny Chen $1,198,780
2. Michael Bennington $741,903
3. Jonathan Gray $534,506
4. Justin Liberto $400,408
5. Dan Kelly $302,104
6. Chris Hunichen $229,575
7. Upeshka Desilva $175,714
8. Robert McVeigh $135,467
9. Theron Eichenberger $105,154



2013 WSOP: Benny Chen Leads The Way Into The First Ever "Millionaire Maker" Final Table

Tags: 2013 wsop, benny chen, dan kelly, millionaire maker, world series of poker 2013
Posted on 04 June 2013 by "T".

The first ever "Millionaire Maker" event (Event #6: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em) has been a huge success at the 44th Annual World Series of Poker! The brand new tournament attracted 6,343 players and the final table is now set after 3 days of action-packed poker. The final table, which begins tomorrow, will see 10 players battle it out for a first prize of $1,199,104!

Benny Chen (picture) will bring the largest pile of chips to play (5,865,000), but it won't be a walk in the park as he's closely followed by poker star Dan Kelly (4,130,000), who laid hands on his first WSOP bracelet in 2010 by winning the $25,000 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max event.

Check back tomorrow for a final table recap!


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