2011 WSOP Results So Far: Week 6 Recap

Since WSOP 2011 began on May 31st around six week ago, 57 out of the 58 scheduled events have now been completed, with just the $10k Main Event left in progress.
Following Week 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 recaps, here are the results for Week 6:
Event 54: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em
Russian pro Maxim Lykov defeated a 2,644 strong player field over five days to win  his first WSOP bracelet, and collect the $648,880 top prize.
The Team PokerStars Pro has now accumulated an impressive $3,215,638 in career earnings. Maxim Lykov also becomes one of three Russian players to have won a bracelets at WSOP 2011, including Arkadiy Tsinis and Viacheslav Zhukov.
Event 55: $50,000 Player’s Championship
US pro Brian Rast became the only player to win 2 bracelets at WSOP 2011, after taking down Event 15: $1.5k PLO and Event 55: $50k Player’s Championship.
On this occassion, the 29 year added another $1,720,328 to his other victory worth $227,232, to cash in for a remarkable $1,952,443 at WSOP 2011.
Brian Rast managed to overcome a field of 127 top pros and Phil Hellmuth heads-ups on the way to achieving the remarkable feat.
Event 56: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
Sweden’s Alexander Anter beat a field of  3,389 competitors over four days to win a gold bracelet and the $777,928 first place prize.
On the final hand of the tournament Anter held As-4d and won when the board fell Ks-Qs-10s-4s-Js making him a royal flush.
After his incredible victory, the 22 year old commented: “It’s a big honour. Now, I can finally show my parents that I’m a poker player and maybe they won’t yell at me to be studying.”
Event 57: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-low Split-8 or Better
US pro Nick Binger won this event after overcoming a field of 352 players over three days to win a WSOP bracelet and the $397,073 top prize. Binger has now earned $2,061,670 from live tournaments.
Event 58: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship
All that remains now at WSOP 2011 is the Main Event, which will play down to just nine players on July 19th, before the final table re-convenes on November 5th to 7th.
Thus far, 6,865 players have entered the prestigious event creating a total prize pool of $64,531,000, with $8,711,956 going to the eventual winner.

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