2011 WSOP Results So Far: Week 4 RecapJune 27, 2011 6:23 am
Since WSOP 2011 began almost four week ago on May 31st, there has already been 41 bracelets won at the prestigious event in Las Vegas.
Following Weeks 1, 2 and 3 recaps, here are the results so far for Week 4:
Event 30: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship
US amateur James Hess won this 50 or older event after overcoming a field of 3,752 players over three days to capture his first WSOP bracelet, and take home the $557,435 top prize.
Event 31: $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha
US pro Sam Stein, 23, won this event after beating a field of 685 players to take down the $420,802 first place prize. The Nevada resident can now boast a WSOP gold bracelet to go with his $2,881,097 in live tournament earnings.
Event 32: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event
Canadian amateur Kirk Calwell, 31, overcame a field of 2,828 players over three days on his way to winning the $668,276 first place prize. It was the Ontario resident’s first live tournament cash.
Event 33: $10,0000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo
US amateur Eric Radowig won this event after defeating a field of 168 players over three days to win the $442,183 first place prize. The 26-year-old banker also prevented Phil Hellmuth collecting a 12th WSOP bracelet after overcoming the WSOP legend heads-up.
Event 34: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em
US pro Mark Schmid won this event after overcoming a 3,144 strong field over three days to collect a WSOP bracelet, and the $488,283 top prize. The 31 year old has now earned $517,311 from live tournaments since 2010.
Event 35: $5,000 PLO Six Handed
Top US pro Jason Mercier triumphed over a field of 507 players during three days of play to capture his second career WSOP bracelet, and take down the $619,575 first place prize. Mercier, 24, has now earned a staggering $6,169,955 from live tournaments during his illustrious career.
Event 36: $2,500 No-Limit Holdem
Russian pro Mikhail Lakhitov beat 1,734 entrants on his way to capturing a career first WSOP bracelet and the $749,610 top prize. The 30 year-old has now cashed 5 times at WSOP 2011 and boasts lifetime earnings of $1,099,530.
Event 37: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship
French pro Fabrice Soulier overcame a 239 player field to take down the $609,130 top prize and his first WSOP winners bracelet. The 42 year-old has now earned $3,200,165 from live tournaments.
Event 38: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
Ukrainian pro Arkadiy Tsinis overcome 2,192 players over three days to capture his first WSOP bracelet, and the $540,000 first place prize. The former chess and backgammon champ has now earned $798,992 from live tournaments since switching to poker.
Event 39: $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha Bracelet
US pro Mitch Schock took three days to rise to the top of the 606 player field and capture his first winners bracelet and the $310,225 top prize. The 40 year-old has now earned $989,131 in live winnings since 2002.
Event 40: $5,000 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em
Canadian pro Matt Jarvis, 27 took home the $808,538 top prize and a gold bracelet after defeating the 732 player field over four days. Last year’s WSOP Main Event finalist has now won $2,093,233 from live tournaments.
Event 41: $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout
US pro Justin Pechie won all three of his tables and outlasted his 538 fellow competitors to win a gold bracelet and the $167,060 first place prize. The 26 year-old has now earned $1,132,461 from live tournaments.