2011 WSOP Results So Far: Week 3 RecapJune 20, 2011 7:58 am
Since WSOP 2011 began almost three week ago on May 31st, there has already been 29 bracelets won at the prestigious event in Las Vegas.
Following Week 1 and 2‘s recap, here are the results so far for Week 3:
Event 18: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
US amateur Foster Hays won this event after defeating a field of 3,157 players over four days to collect a WSOP bracelet, and the $735,400 first place prize.
Event 19: $2,500 Limit Hold’em Six Handed
UK pro Darren Woods overcame a field of 354 players over three days to win the $213,431 top prize. The 26 year-old poker player has now earned $455,650 from live tournaments.
Event 20: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em
US pro Jason Somerville won a career first WSOP bracelet after defeating a field of 3,175 players to collect the $493,091 first place prize. The 24 year old New Yorker has now earned an impressive $1,732,770 from live tournaments.
Event 21: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
French pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier overcame a field of 126 players over three days to win the $331,639 top prize. The online gamer turned poker pro then completed a poker triple crown by adding a WSOP bracelet to his WPT and EPT titles. ElkY has now earned a staggering $7,721,073 from live tournaments.
Event 22: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
French amateur Elie Payan won this event after beating a field of 1,071 players to capture a WSOP bracelet, and the $292,825 top prize.
Event 23: $2,500 Eight Game Mix
US pro John Monnette beat a field of 489 players over three days to win a WSOP bracelet and collect his biggest score to date of $278,144. The Californian has now earned $1,225,910 from live tournaments.
Event 24: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi/Low Split
US pro Chris Viox overcame a field of 606 players over three days to win the $200,459 top prize. The WSOP bracelet winner has now earned $821,604 from live events.
Event 25: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout
Canadian pro Mark Radoja picked up an impressive $436,568 pay-day after overcoming a field of 387 entrants over three days. He now takes his live tournament winnings to $833,068.
Event 26: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship
Canadian pro Daniel Idema beat 152 players at the high buy-in event, to capture a WSOP bracelet and an impressive $378,642 first place prize. He has now earned
$1,192,023 from live tournaments.
Event 27: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Six Handed
Ukraine player and WSOP rookie Oleksii Kovalchuk beat a field of 1,378 players to capture a gold winners bracelet, and the $689,739 top prize.
Event 28: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
US pro Andrew Frankenberger overcame a field of 2,500 players over three days to capture a WSOP bracelet, and collect the $599,153 top prize. The former equity derivatives trader has now earned $1,819,584 since turning pro a year and a half ago.
Event 29: $2,500 10-Game Mix Six Handed
Canadian pro Chris Lee beat a field of 431 players to capture a career first WSOP bracelet and the $254,954 top prize. He has now won $584,638 from live tournaments to go with his $330,000 in online tournament earnings.