WSOP Day 24 – Danzer Doubles Series’ Bracelets

two gold medals

Day 24 of the World Series of Poker brought us the biggest news of the series so far after PokerStars Team Pro George Danzer became the first player this year to scoop two bracelets. He now has a firm grip on the WSOP Player of the Year race and is playing possibly the best poker of his career.

For that and all of the rest of the news from Day 24, please read on.

Event #37 – $1.5k PLO Day 3 Paster Scoops Maiden Bracelet

The first event of the day brought us the first career WSOP bracelet for Brandon Paster after he beat the remaining 11 players on the final day to claim the title and $264,400 winner’s payout. He eventually has to see off Marcel Vonk who started the day as the chip leader heads up  with that session lasting just three hands before he claimed the bracelet.

The Final Standings

1st) Brandon Paster – $264,400

2nd) Marcel Vonk – $163,625

3rd) Gabriel Nassif – $102,373

4th) Matthew Humphrey – $74,306

5th) Matthew Dames – $54,855

6th) Millard Hale – $41,121

7th) Dmitrii Valouev – $31,278

8th) Kevin Saul – $24,111

9th) Galen Hall – $18,837

10th) Dapreesch Scates – $14,908

Event #38 – $10k 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Day 3 – Danzer Wins Another Bracelet

PokerStars Team Pro George Danzer will be in dreamland right now after scooping his second bracelet at this year’s World Series of Poker. He took down the $10k 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo event for a payout of $352,696 and his second career bracelet after beating John Racener during heads up.

 

The Final Standings

1st) George Danzer – $352,696

2nd) John Racener – $217,935

3rd) Calvin Anderson – $136,490

4th) Brian Hastings – $98,828

5th) Jeff Lisandro – $77,238

6th) Chris George – $61,594

7th) David Singer – $50,018

Event #39 – $3k NLHE Day 2 Schindler Leads 26

The bracelets for the day finished up but we did see this event reach the final table. 26 of the 205 players that begun the day will be back to battle it out for the title tomorrow. Jacob Schindler leads them all right now but has plenty of capable players behind him that can make a strong challenge for the title.

The Current Standings

1st) Jacob Schindler – 711,000

2nd) Ryan Olisar – 686,000

3rd) Ryan Jaconetti – 663,000

4th) Matthew Lapossie – 623,000

5th) Andrew Becker – 599,000

6th) Takashi Yagura – 547,000

7th) Dylan Linde – 524,000

8th) Christian Jeppsson – 420,000

9th) Elior Sion – 403,000

10th) Anthony Spinella – 396,000

Event #40 – $10k Heads Up Championship Day 1 – 16 Advance

The latest $10k Championship event started up last night with the Heads Up edition providing the entertainment. There 136 entries into the event but come the end of the day there were just 16 remaining. Each of those had to survive three heads up matches with the likes of PokerStars Team Pro Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel and Max Silver being among the notables to advance into Day 2.

The Current Standings

John Smith – 480,000

Taylor Paur – 480,000

Ankush Mandavia – 480,000

Serkan Kurnaz – 480,000

Daniel Colman – 480,000

Daniel Negreanu – 480,000

Tommy Chen – 480,000

Jason Koon – 480,000

Scott Davies – 480,000

Alberto Gomez – 480,000

Davide Suriano – 480,000

Max Silver – 480,000

Scott Baumstein – 480,000

Dee Tiller – 480,000

Erik Seidel – 480,000

Sam Stein – 480,000

Event #41- $1.5k Dealers Choice Day 1 – Tull Leading 108

The inaugural Dealers Choice event also got underway yesterday and it was praised by the majority of players that bought in. There were 210 in total but only 108 of them progressed into Day 2. Larry Tull leads at the moment with 55,400 but he has notables such as Jen Harmen, Todd Brunson and Michael Mizrachi hunting him down.

The Current Standings

1st) Larry Tull – 55,400

2nd) Melissa Burr – 47,375

3rd) Jimmy Fricke – 46,600

4th) Brad Ruben – 42,625

5th) Jen Harman – 39,500

6th) Todd Brunson – 38,000

7th) Frank Kassela – 37,100

8th) Jeff Madsen – 35,550

9th) Kyle Loman – 35,550

10th) Robert Mizrachi – 34,175