2010 World Series of Poker Updates - Events 1-12

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The WSOP is well underway. With 11 events completed and 4 events in process, the 41th World Series of Poker provides us with some exciting moments and events.

So who were the biggest winners of the tournament so far? Who won a golden bracelet in the first 11 events? We have the list of winners here for you.

Event #1, the Casino Employee No Limit Holdem: Hoai Pham of the US won the event that commenced the 41th Annual WSOP.

Event #2, The Poker Players Championship: the most prestigious event in the WSOP (except maybe the main event), featuring the biggest, most famous players in the professional poker world was conquered by Florida resident, Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi. This was Mizrachi’s first Golden Bracelet.

Event #3, the $1,000 No Limit Holdem: Canadian Aadam Daya defeated more than 3,000 entrants to win his first Golden Bracelet ever.

Event #4 $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better: Micheal Chow of Honolulu, Hawai, was the last of the 800 entrants to stand and won the coveted Golden Bracelet along with a prize money of around $230K.

Event #5 $1,500 No Limit Holdem: Winning this event awarded Englishman Praz Banzi’s with his second Golden Bracelet and extra $500K reasons to be pleased.

Event #6, the $5,000 No Limit Holdem Shootout: Joe Tieman was the big winner of this difficult event, played in the Six Handed Shootout format that required players to defeat all other players at their respective tables.

Event #7, the $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit): Hungarian Peter Gelencser won this event, and a cash prize of $180,000. This is only the second year for Gelencser to participate in the WSOP.

Event #8, the $1,500 No Limit Holdem: second Canadian to win en event this year, Pascal LeFrancois overcame more than 2,000 entrants to win his first Golden Bracelet and more than $500K prize money.

Event #9, $1,500 Pot Limit Holdem: Second Englishman to win the 2010 WSOP event, James Dempsey, from Brighton, UK won his first Golden Bracelet and a little under $200K in prize money.

Event #10, the $10,000 7 Cards Stud World Championship: 150 entrants strived to win the championship and a share of more than $1.4M of prize pool. But it was Men Nguyen who won the title and close to $400K in prize money.

Event #11, the $1,500 No Limit Holdem: has not been completed yet.

Event #12, the $1,500 Limit Holdem: Matthew Matros, of NYC, is the big winner of this event, overcoming 625 entrants.

Stay tuned to more updates from the WSOP. 

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