2011 WSOP Results So Far: Week 2 RecapJune 13, 2011 9:33 am
Since the WSOP 2011 began almost two week ago on 31st May, there has already been 17 bracelets won at the prestigious event in Las Vegas.
Following Week 1‘s recap, here is a quick recap of the story so far for Week 2:
Event 8: $1,000 no-limit hold’em.
US pro Sean Getzwiller overcame a field of 4,178 players to take down the $611,185 top prize. As well as capturing his first WSOP bracelet, Getzwiller has now earned $793,521 in live winnings.
Event 9: $1,500 2-7 Draw Lowball
UK pro Matt Perrins won this event for $102,105 after defeating a field of 274 player over two days. In addition to earning $313,048 from live tournaments, the young Brit has also amassed $573,245 playing tournaments online under the screen name ‘pez102.’
Event 10: $1.5k Six-Handed NL Event
US amateur Geffrey Klein won this event, after overcoming a field of 1,920 players to collect his first WSOP gold bracelet, and the $554,388 first place prize. The Texan has now earned $736,922 from live tournaments.
Event 11: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better
Russian pro Viacheslav Zhukov triumphed in this event after beating a field of 202 players over four days to collect the top prize worth $465,216. The 22 year-old has now earned $567,497 from live tournaments.
Event 12: $1,500 NL Triple Chance
US pro David Diaz won this event after overcoming 1,340 players over three days to capture his first career WSOP bracelet, as well as the $352,808 first place prize.
Event 13: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout
US pro Andrew Badecker beat a field of 1,440 players to take down the top prize of $369,371 and earn a career first WSOP bracelet.
Event 14: $3,000 Limit Hold’em
Canadian pro Tyler Bonkowski triumphed over 337 competitors to win the first place prize worth $220,817. The 26 year old has now earned $391,151 from live tournament cashes.
Event 15: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em
US pro Brian Rast took down his biggest score to date after overcoming a huge field of 765 entrants to take down his first WSOP bracelet worth $227,232. The
29 year old has now earned $959,158 from live tournament, as well as $412,921 online.
Event 16: $10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball
US pro John Juanda beat a field of 126 players and Phil Hellmuth heads-up to capture his 5th WSOP bracelet and the $367,170 first place prize. Juanda is now in 5thplace on poker’s ‘All Time Money List’ with $11,774,485 in live career tournament earnings.
Event 17: $1,500 HORSE
US pro Aaron Steury overcame a field of 963 players over three days to capture his first WSOP bracelet and $289,283 in prize money. Steury has now earned $409,888 from live tournaments.