Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!
Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!
The "Ambassador of Poker" is best known as host of the World Poker Tour and spokesman for PartyPoker.
Sexton was born Sept. 22, 1947, and says he "majored in poker" while working toward his degree at Ohio State University. He's also a bridge player and taught the game in North Carolina. He took up poker in 1977, and in 1985 he moved to Nevada to pursue the game full time. In 1989 he won the stud event and a bracelet at theWorld Series of Poker. He also placed fifth in the 2005 National Heads-Up Poker Championship and won the 2006 WSOP Tournament of Champions for $1 million.
Put on your leather chaps and polish your stirrups, its HORSE time at the WSOP. The $10k HORSE event is the most prestigious of the limit games on the schedule.
Looking at the line-up - there’s a definite hint of the A-List and the Z-list about a large chunk of the participants!
Mike Sexton announced that he would be leaving his iconic role as WPT commentator for the past 15 years to become the Chairman of Party Poker.
Matthew Hauge was determined by the coroner to have died from natural causes and was not the victim of foul play.