Daniel Negreanu Wins 6th WSOP Bracelet, 2013 POY Race

Daniel Negreanu Wins 6th WSOP Bracelet, POY RaceAfter winning the WSOP Asia-Pacific $10k Main Event in Australia earlier this year, Canadian pro Daniel Negreanu has now taken down the WSOP Europe €25k High Roller in France, to boost his overall WSOP bracelet tally to six.
Event #7 of the WSOPE attracted an elite field of 80 players to create a prize pool worth €1,920,000 ($2,595,191). On Day 3 of the competition Negreanu then managed to see off a packed final table of nine, including Brazilian pro Nicolau Villa Lobos heads-up, to claim the bracelet, and collect the €725,000 ($979,955) first place prize.
On the final hand of the WSOP Europe €25k High Roller, Villa-Lobos  with 5-5 was all-in pre-flop against Negreanu’s pocket jacks, and after the board rolled out Q-9-2-K-3, the elated poker pro took to twitter, and wrote:
“Thank you ALL for your support- I WON! I am on cloud right now and love each and every one of you. Even those of you who hate me haha :-)”
WSOPE €25,000 High Roller (Event #7):
1 Daniel Negreanu     $1,001,225
2 Nicolau Villa Lobos     $621,450
3 Philipp Gruissem     $345,250
4 David Peters             $207,841
5 Tim Adams             $138,868
6 Scott Seiver             $102,978
7 Jason Koon             $87,655
8 Erik Seidel             $76,474
In addition to winning his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet, Negreanu also locked-up his second WSOP Player of the Year victory, his first coming back in 2004. Furthermore, Negreanu has now become the first person ever win the accolade twice.
Following his remarkable achievement, Daniel Negreanu quipped: “I’m so far behind Phil Hellmuth in terms of bracelets that I’m going to say this: TWO Player of the Year awards to ZERO.”
WSOP Player of the Year
2004: Daniel Negreanu $346,280
2005: Allen Cunningham $1,007,115
2006: Jeff Madsen $1,467,852
2007: Tom Schneider $416,829
2008: Erick Lindgren $1,348,528
2009: Jeff Lisandro $807,521
2010: Frank Kassela $1,255,314
2011: Ben Lamb $5,352,970
2012: Greg Merson $9,785,354
2013: Daniel Negreanu $1,256,399

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