WSOP Day 23 – Two More Bracelets Dished Out

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Another day at the World Series of Poker and another couple of bracelets won. This time the glory went to both Brian Yoon and Steven Wolansky who won their second and first bracelet respectively. There were another four events played out alongside those events too, bringing us even closer to some more bracelets.

Event #35 – $5k 8-Handed NLHE Day 3 – Yoon Grabs Second Bracelet

Day 23 of the World Series of Poker got off to a flyer after Brian Yoon went on to claim his second bracelet and $633,341 after navigating his way past the 23 players that began Day 3 of this event. He had to beat off some excellent players including Josh Arieh who would eventually finish as the runner up.

The Final Standings

1st) Brian Yoon – $633,341

2nd) Josh Arieh – $391,575

3rd) Josh Bergman – $246,169

4th) Ardit Kurshumi – $176,684

5th) Mustapha Kanit – $128,862

6th) Dan Smith – $95,515

7th) Timo Pfutzenreuter                – $71,940

8th) Tony Cousineau – $55,034

Event #36 – $1.5 NL 2-7 Draw Day 3 – Wolansky Earns First WSOP Bracelet

The second bracelet of the day went to Steven Wolansky after he managed to finish in the top position against a final table of six that included Joseph Cheong and German international footballer Max Kruse. That was his first bracelet and will be more than happy with the $89,483 that he earned alongside it.

The Final Standings

1st) Steven Wolansky – $89,483

2nd) Joseph Cheong – $55,309

3rd) Max Kruse – $36,494

4th) Christopher Mecklin – $24,908

5th) Orjan Skommo – $17,445

6th) Samuel Touil – $12,529

Event #37 $1.5k PLO Day 2 – Vonk Leads Final Eleven

Next up was Day 2 of the $1.5k Pot Limit Omaha in which 113 players in total returned to the felt. Once the day had finished there were just eleven of those left with Marcel Vonk leading the chip counts over the likes of Galen Hall and Brandon Paster.

The Current Standings

1st) Marcel Vonk – 604,000

2nd) Brandon Paster – 588,000

3rd) Galen Hall – 553,000

4th) Matthew Humphrey – 549,000

5th) Kevin Saul – 506,000

6th) Millard Hale – 346,000

7th) Dmitrii Valouev – 317,000

8th) Dapreesch Scates – 303,000

9th) Matthew Dames – 219,000

10th) Gabriel Nassif – 206,000

Event #38 – $10k Stud Hi/Lo Championship Day 2 – Danzer Gunning For 2nd Bracelet

PokerStars Team Pro George Danzer is currently leading the WSOP Player of the Year race and he is looking to extend that lead even further after making the final 13 in this event. What is more is that he leads those 13 with a chip count of 785,000 putting him in with a great chance of winning a second bracelet this year.

The Current Standings

1st) George Danzer – 785,000

2nd) Jeff Lisandro – 420,000

3rd) Brian Hastings – 415,000

4th) Ted Forrest – 387,000

5th) Calvin Anderson – 372,000

6th) Richard Sklar – 301,000

7th) Alexander Jung – 293,000

8th) Todd Brunson – 290,000

9th) David Singer – 202,000

10th) Chris George – 162,000

Event #39 – $3k NLHE Day 1 – Mackay Makes Best Start

The final event of the day was the start of the $3k NLHE, bringing in 992 players each trying to get their hands on a new shiny WSOP bracelet. The day finished with 205 players and James Mackay top of all of them with 116,800. Other notables in the top ten include James Dempsey and Barny Boatman.

The Current Standings

1st) James Mackey – 116,800

2nd) Matt Lapossie – 107,100

3rd) Gino Levrini – 102,500

4th) Daniel Lee – 99,700

5th) Masato Yokosawa – 98,900

6th) Richard Kellett – 98,600

7th) Pierre Milan – 97,300

8th) Zachary Korik – 96,600

9th) James Dempsey – 95,000

10th) Barny Boatman – 90,000