On June 6, Thursday, a poker pro has caught the third WSOP gold bracelet of his career after winning Event #10 of the 2019 WSOP. He won bracelets back in 2006 and 2007, however he had to endure and wait for almost 12 years to be able to win another.
2019 WSOP Event #10: $1,500 Dealers Choice
Buy-in: $1,500 Date: June 3 to June 5, 2019 Entries: 470 Prize pool: $634,500
Scott Clements outlasted a player field of 470 to take home the prize money worth $144,957.
On June 5, Wednesday, an American poker player was able to take home his very first gold bracelet after winning Event #9 of the 2019 WSOP, emerging victorious amongst a player field of 6,150 entrants and after enduring 6 hours of tough play on the final day.
2019 WSOP Event #9: $600 NLHE Deepstack
Buy-in: $600 Date: June 3 to June 4, 2019 (extended one more day, June 5) Entries: 6,150 Prize pool: $3,228,750
Jeremy Pekarek outlasted a vast player field of 6,150 to take home the prize money worth $398,281!
A total of 4 days of play was scheduled for this event, but it unexpectedly ended one day early when a Californian poker pro bested his remaining three opponents at the final table to earn his very first gold bracelet after winning Event #8 of the 2019 WSOP.
2019 WSOP Event #8: $10,000 Short Deck NLHE
Buy-in: $10,000 Date: June 2 to June 5, 2019 (ended June 4) Entries: 114 Prize pool: $1,071,600
Alex Epstein outlasted a player field of 114 to take home the prize money worth $296,227! This is also his very first score at the WSOP.
On June 2 (Sunday) a 46-year-old was able to reel in his very first gold bracelet after winning Event #4 of the 2019 WSOP. He says he was able to win thanks to the general ‘fun’ atmosphere at the final table.
On May 31 (Saturday) an Aria poker dealer was able to snag his very first gold bracelet after winning Event #1 of the 2019 WSOP. He says working as a dealer is a big part of the reason he was able to win his first WSOP bracelet.
There will be a total of nine online bracelet events to be held for this year’s World Series of Poker, though it’s not yet confirmed whether players from New Jersey can join the poker festival.
The World Series of Poker held its very first gold bracelet online event back in 2015. Since then, there’s a total of nine bracelets and over $10M in prize money that have been awarded to players on WSOP.com. It was announced yesterday (February 21) that there will be nine bracelets up for grabs this 2019 WSOP.