2010 World Series of Poker Updates - Events 11-17

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As the 2010 World Series of Poker advances, more and more events are concluded and new players are added to the glorious list of WSOP Golden Bracelet winners. As always, Poker-on-Line is here to update you on all the latest winners of the coveted bracelets.

Event #11, $1,500 No Limit Hold’em: 27 years old Simon Watt won event 11. The software developer is the first New Zealander to win a Golden Bracelet. Apart from the coveted Golden Bracelet Watt took home more than $600K in prize money. Runner up Tom Dwan had to settle for a little under $400K.

Event #13, $1,000 No Limit Hold’em: With a little over 3,000 entrants and a sound $2.7M in prize pool Event 13 winner, American Steven Gee, can be very please of his accomplishment – a first career Golden Bracelet. It took Gee more than 30 years of poker career to achieve what many believe is the most coveted accomplishment in the world of poker.

Event #14, $1,500 2-7 Draw Lowball (No Limit): Yan Chen is the big winner of Event 14. the California resident had to overpower 250 entrants on his way to his first Golden Bracelet.

Event #15, $10,000 7 Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better World Championship: Frank Kassela is the new Champion of the Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better. Although the event attracted only 170 entrants, Kassela won his title in a final table swarming with multiple Golden Bracelet holders. Two time Bracelet winner Jennifer Harman, 2 time Bracelet winner Steve Zolotow, 4 time Bracelet winner John Juanda, were all left behind to watch Kassela’s triumph.

Event #16, $1,500 No Limit Hold’em/ Six Handed: With over 1,600 entrants, it was no easy job for American Carter Philips to win Event 16. With almost $500K in prize money, it was no doubt worth the effort. This is not the first time the 21 years old poker pro wins a significant tournament. He has already won the EPT Barcelona main event.

Event #17, $5,000 No Limit Hold’em: 26 years old Jason Dewitt is the big winner of event 17. On his way to the victory, and his first WSOP Golden Bracelet Dewitt had to overcome almost 800 participants to the event.

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