Phil Hellmuth falls short of his 17th WSOP bracelet
Phil Hellmuth, a true American poker legend and all-time record holder for most WSOP bracelets won, has stopped short of breaking his own record.
The other day, he became the WSOP 2021 Event #84: $50 000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller runner-up, earning $734 800 for second place.
Event #84 had an impressive prize pool of $4 069 370, featuring 85 high rollers at the tables. The final table, in particular, was full of poker professionals.
Phil Hellmuth lost heads-up to another American poker pro Jeremy Ausmus. For the victory, Jeremy received $1 188 910 and a gold bracelet, of course. By the way, he has recorded three WSOP bracelets so far.
Third place and $519 760 went to the Canadian poker superstar Daniel Negreanu. In addition to this stellar trinity, there were several other strong players at the final table. In total, 13 players entered the ITM zone; the minimum payout was $83 950.
Event #84: $50 000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller Final Table Results
|1||Jeremy Ausmus||USA||$1 188 910|
|2||Phil Hellmuth||USA||$734 800|
|3||Daniel Negreanu||Canada||$519 760|
|4||Alexander Petersen||Denmark||$376 370|
|5||Laszlo Bujtas||Hungary||$279 160|
|6||Jared Bleznick||USA||$212 220|
|7||Josh Arieh||USA||$165 450|
|8||Ben Lamb||USA||$132 370|
|9||Veselin Karakitukov||Bulgaria||$108 750|