First Timers Win Gold Bracelets in 30 of First 40 WSOP Events

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First Timers Win Gold Bracelets in 30 of First 40 WSOP Events
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24 Jun

Every tournament poker player's dream is to win a coveted gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker.

That dream became a reality for 30 players who captured their first WSOP title at the 2019 WSOP within the first 40 events. Here's a look at all of the winners and their prize money so far, with an asterisk beside the names of players who have won multiple bracelets:

#1 Nicholas Haynes / $500 Casino Employees / $62,248       

#2 Brian Green / $10K Super Turbo Bounty / $345,669       

#3 Femi Fashakin / $500 "Big Fofty" / $1,147,449       

#4 Derek McMaster / $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo8 / $228,228       

#5 Benjamin Heath / $50K High Roller / $1,484,085       

#6 Daniel Zack / $2,500 Limit Mix Triple Draw / $160,447       

#7 Yong Keun Kwon / $400 ONLINE NLHE / $165,263       

#8 Alex Epstein / $10K Short Deck / $296,227       

#9 Jeremy Pekarek / $600 Deepstack / $398,281       

#10 Scott Clements* / $1,500 Dealers Choice / $144,957       

#11 Daniel Strelitz / $5K NLHE / $442,385       

#12 Daniel Park / $1K Super Turbo Bounty / $226,243       

#13 Yuval Bronshtein / $1,500 NL 2-7 Lowball Draw / $96,278       

#14 Murilo Souza / $1,500 HORSE / $207,003       

#15 Sean Swingruber / $10K Heads-Up NLHE / $186,356        

#16 Isaac Baron / $1,500 NLHE 6-Handed / $407,739       

#17 Brett Apter / $1,500 NLHE Shootout / $238,824       

#18 Frankie O'Dell* / $10K Omaha Hi-Lo8 / $443,641       

#19 John Gorsuch / $1,500 Millionaire Maker / $1,344,930       

#20 Eli Elezra* / $1,500 Seven-Card Stud / $93,766       

#21 Jim Bechtel* / $10K NL 2-7 Lowball Draw / $253,817       

#22 Jorden Fox / $1,000 Double Stack / $420,693       

#23 Rami Boukai* / $1,500 Eight Game Mix / $177,294       

#24 Josh Pollock* / $600 ONLINE PLO 6-Handed / $139,470       

#25 Andrew Donabedian / $600 PLO Deepstack / $205,605       

#26 Roman Korenev / $2,620 Marathon / $477,401

#27 Michael Mizrachi* / $1,500 7-Stud Hi/Lo8 / $142,801       

#28 Stephen Song / $1,000 NLHE / $341,854       

#29 Greg Mueller* / $10,000 HORSE / $425,347

#30 Luis Zedan / $1,000 PLO / $236,673

#31 Thomas Cazayous / $3,000 NLHE 6-Handed / $414,766

#32 Howard Mash / $1,000 Seniors / $662,594

#33 Robert Campbell / $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball 3-Draw / $144,027

#34 Joseph Cheong / $1,000 Double Stack / $687,782

#35 Adam Friedman* / $10K Dealer's Choice / $312,417

#36 David Lambard / $3,000 NLHE Shootout / $207,193

#37 Robert Mitchell / $800 NLHE Deepstack / $297,537

#38 Upeshka De Silva* / $600 ONLINE KO Bounty / $98,263

#39 Michael Blake / $1,000 Super Seniors / $359,863

#40 Ismael Bojang / $1,500 PLO / $298,507


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Charles is a Chicago native and long time poker player who dusted off his journalism degree and began writing about poker following the events of Black Friday in 2011. He has written for a number of leading poker websites, offering his insights and expertise on subjects ranging from online poker leg...Read more

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