WSOP Day 22 – Hat-Trick Of Bracelets For Boyd

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Day 22 of the World Series of Poker trundled on with a total of six events being played out in Las Vegas. Two of them awarded bracelet, two more brought us to their respective final days and the final two were fresh events that had just started.

The biggest news was that Dutch Boyd won his third career bracelet, so check out just how he did it and how the other events were played out.

Event #33 – $1k NLHE Day 3 – 3rd Bracelet For Boyd

10 Players returned to the felt for Day 3 of Event #33 but only one could finish it. That man was Dutch Boyd who added a 3rd career bracelet to his collection after seeing off Steven Nordsen heads up to lay claim to the first place payout of $288,744.

The Final Standings

1st) Dutch Boyd – $288,744

2nd) Steven Norden – $178,490

3rd) Paul Cogliano – $117,464

4th) Will Givens – $84,680

5th) Pok Kim – $61,983

6th) Christopher Sensoli – $46,031

7th) Vinny Pahuja – $34,668

8th) Gabriel Nassif – $26,464

9th) Chad Dixon – $20,463

Event #34 – $1.5k 7 Car Stud Day 3 – Buchman Grabs Second Bracelet

The second event of the day also finished up with a bracelet winner after Eric Buchman added his second of his career. He had a tough field to navigate past on Day 3 with the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Bryn Kenney and finally Alex Kravchenko all trying their best to stop his momentum. They were unsuccessful however and he claimed the $118,785 winners checque.

The Final Standings

1st) Eric Buchman – $118,785

2nd) Alex Kravchenko – $73,360

3rd) Aleksandr Denisov – $47,315

4th) William Thompson – $34,283

5th) Bryn Kenney – $25,206

6th) Nabih Helmi – $18,802

7th) Mallory Smith – $14,228

8th) David Prager – $10,921

9th) Steve Sung – $8,504

10th) Daniel Negreanu – $8,504

Event #35 – $5k 8-Handed NLHE Day 2 – Madsen Leads 23

Next we had Day 2 of the $5k NLHE that saw the field reduced from 170 to that of the top 23 that would be heading into the final day. Jeff Madsen is in the strongest position after amassing a stack of 661,000. He is looking to win his fourth bracelet but will have to be at his best to see off the likes of Brian Yoon, Sam Trickett and Josh Arieh.

The Current Standings

1st) Jeff Madsen – 661,000

2nd) Jay Conley – 592,000

3rd) Brian Yoon – 587,000

4th) Josh Bergman – 553,000

5th) Matt Davenport – 543,000

6th) Michael Rocco – 501,000

7th) Sam Trickett – 456,000

8th) Timo Pfutzenreuter – 429,000

9th) Nick Grippo – 413,000

10th) Josh Arieh – 385,000

Event #36 – $1.5k NL 2-7 Draw Day 2 – Wolansky Leading Final Table

We then had the $1.5k 2-7 Draw event bringing us down to the final table of six with Steve Wolansky in the best shape on 257,000 chips. He does not have a substantial lead however, so he will have to make sure that his performance levels do not drop, especially with the likes of Joseph Cheong still involved.

The Current Standings

1st) Steven Wolansky – 257,000

2nd) Samuel Touil – 233,000

3rd) Joseph Cheong – 221,500

4th) Christopher Mecklin – 145,000

5th) Max Kruse – 131,000

6th) Orjan Skommo – 109,000

Event #37 – $1.5k PLO Day 1 – Paster Makes Strong Start

The first of two brand new events to kick off on day 22 of the WSOP was that of the $1.5k Pot Limit Omaha which brought in 967 eager players. Just 113 of them finished up the day though and Brandon Paster was atop the chip counts with 135,300. He does have a tough field on his back though with the likes of Fabrice Soulier and Erick Lindgren in the top ten.

The Current Standings

1st) Brandon Paster – 135,300

2nd) Fabrice Soulier – 129,300

3rd) Mike Wang – 113,900

4th) Julio Marines – 113,500

5th) Erick Lindgren – 100,000

6th) Derek Miller – 88,000

7th) Norm Silverman – 86,800

8th) Raj Vohra – 85,000

9th) Taylor Paur – 85,000

10th) Noomis Jones – 83,800

Event #38 – $10k 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Championship Day 1 – Danzer Strikes First

The latest $10k Championship event also started up yesterday with this one being the Stud Hi/Lo. It brought in a high quality field of 134 players and finished with 75 of them going into Day 2. PokerStars Team Pro George Danzer has already won his first WSOP bracelet this year and he was the man who finished at the top of the chip counts with 237,800.

The Current Standings

1st) George Danzer – 237,800

2nd) Richard Sklar – 164,300

3rd) Brian Hastings – 109,000

4th) Brian “Trigger” Twete – 102,000

5th) Todd Dakake – 101,800

6th) Justin Bonomo – 101,600

7th) Matt Savage – 100,600

8th) Calvin Anderson – 95,200

9th) Max Pescatori – 91,900

10th) Abe Mosseri – 91,800