Alex Foxen wins his first WSOP bracelet in $250 000 event

Alex Foxen

American high roller Alex Foxen has already become the Player of the Year according to the GPI (Global Poker Index) several times. Together with his wife Kristen Bicknell, they have been given the well-deserved title of the best poker couple for many years.

Not so long ago, Bicknell and Foxen officially became husband and wife, and the poker couple actively spent their honeymoon at the tables of live poker series.

Meanwhile, the WSOP continues in Las Vegas and Kristen and Foxen didn't miss the opportunity to compete for gold bracelets and to increase the family budget.

Alex managed to win his first WSOP bracelet right away in the most expensive Super High Roller tournament with a very impressive $250 000 buy-in.

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The total prize money of this event reached a huge mark of $13 944 000. This was made possible thanks to the total of 56 entries.

As a result, Foxen earned the largest payout of his poker career in the amount of $4 563 700. The Foxen family now has a total of 4 bracelets in their collection, including the three gold bracelets in Kristen's arsenal.

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Heads-up Alex played with famous American businessman Brandon Steven. Brandon became a runner-up with an equally impressive payout of $2 820 580.

Foxen's colleague and compatriot Sam Soverel finished fifth in this tournament, earning $1 001 140. Phil Ivey finished in seventh place with $597 380. In total, there were nine poker players in the payouts.

WSOP 2022 Event #50: $250 000$ Super High Roller

PlacePlayerCountryPrize money
1Alex FoxenUSA$4 563 700
2Brandon StevenUSA$2 820 580
3Chris HunichenUSA$1 931 710
4Adrian MateosSpain$1 367 200
5Sam SoverelUSA$1 001 140
6Martin KabrhelCzech Republic$759 360
7Phil IveyUSA$597 380
8Daniel ZackUSA$488 090
9Henrik HecklenDenmark$414 810

In the last hand of the tournament, Foxen limped from the button with Q♦ 10♥, Steven checked with 5♠ 2♥ and the flop showed Q♥ 5♥ 2♠. Steven checked at first, but after a 1BB bet from Foxen, he decided to raise. The result was Alex's three-bet, which forced Brandon to go all-in. On the K♥ turn, Foxen hit a flush draw, and the 10♣ river made him the Super High Roller champion.

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