WSOP 2013: Tom Schneider Wins $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. Event

WSOP 2013: Tom Schneider Wins $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. EventTom Schneider has won WSOP $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. (Event #15), after overcoming a field of 862 players over three days on his way to capturing a gold bracelet, as well as the $258,960 first place prize.
The 53-year-old from Arizona has been cashing in at live tournaments since 2002, and in 2007 enjoyed a glorious WSOP after picking up two bracelets and being named the WSOP Player of the Year. After making it a hat trick of bracelets following his latest win at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Schneider now boasts $2,024,430 in live career earnings.
Commenting on his impressive victory, Tom Schneider said: “I’ve been cashing a lot in events. Last year, I cashed in six events, but I seemed to be missing out on going deep and making a final table. It had been a while. It’s nice to know I can still play. There are a lot of good players now. The events are tougher than they’ve ever been. It’s just nice to get some validation that I can still play with these younger kids.”
Amongst those top pros cashing in at the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. Event, but falling short of a final table apperance was Andy Bloch in 87th ($2,595), Alexander Kravchenko in 41st ($4,270), Dan Kelly in 16th ($8,378) and David Bach in 12th ($12,998).
The final table, too, featured many noticeable pros, including the likes of  Eddie Blumenthal, Owais Ahmed, Scott Bohlman, Frankie O’Dell, and Rep Porter. Eventually, Schneider would overcome Owais Ahmed in a half hour heads-up battle to claim the Event #15: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. bracelet.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1. Tom Schneider – $258,960
2. Owais Ahmed – $159,950
3. Viatcheslav Ortynskiy – $108,701
4. Rep Porter – $75,652
5. Frankie O’Dell- $53,739
6. Scott Bohlman – $38,949
7. Eddie Blumenthal – $28,778
8. Mark Klecan – $21,679

Other news:   World Series of Poker Bahamas in December

Poker News
wsop 2023 streaming schedule
27 May 2024
According to reports WSOP.com will soon be adding poker players in Michigan to their online player pool. WSOP.com is scheduled to upgrade their software platforms in Nevada and New Jersey sometime in early May. WSOP.com currently offers shared player liquidity between the two states. Following the platform upgrade Michigan will reportedly be added to that
wsop 2023 streaming schedule
12 Sep 2023
The World Series of Poker is heading to the Bahamas in December for the inaugural World Series of Poker Paradise Festival. The WSOP Paradise will be held at the Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas from December 3-14. The official schedule was released earlier this week and it features 15 WSOP bracelet events with more
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 7)
01 Apr 2022
The World Series of Poker is coming online north of the border in Ontario. Online poker players located in the province of Ontario will have access to the newly launched WSOP.ca starting on April 4 as part of the new private iGaming expansion in the province. WSOP.ca is a partnership between the World Series of
World Series of Poker leaving the Rio
18 Nov 2021
The World Series of Poker is changing venues after a 17-year run at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and moving to the Las Vegas Strip. WSOP reps announced on Wednesday that starting in 2022, the 53rd World Series of Poker will be leaving the Rio and setting up shop at Bally’s and Paris Las