WSOP Day 20 Recap: Three Bracelets Awarded; Hellmuth, Others in $10K Stud

Dustin Gouker : June 20th, 2011

2011 WSOPThree bracelets are awarded, including one stacked final table, while big names abound in a $10K stud event. Get a recap of all the events of Day 20 and a look ahead to Day 21 of the World Series of Poker.

For more on the WSOP, including where to watch online, check out our guide.

Day 20 recap

No. 29: $2.5K 10-Game Mix / Six Handed: With just three players left as this event continued into its fourth day, Chris Lee held onto his chip lead and won the top prize of more than a quarter of a million dollars.

No. 30: $1K Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship:James Hess took down the top prize of more than half a million, while the chip leader heading into the day, Craig Koch, finished third.

No 31: $3K Pot-Limit Omaha: Play lasted until 5 a.m., and Sam Stein finally added a major title to his $2.5 million in live earnings. Christian “charder30″ Harder finished fourth, Adam Junglen was fifth, and two-time bracelet winner Brock Parker was seventh. Stein won $420K.

No. 32: $1.5K No-Limit Hold’em: The day began with 362, and they played down to 35. Dror Michaelo is the chip leader. Among the players left is Adam Geyer, a former FTOPS main event champion on Full Tilt.

No. 33: $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship:This $10K event hasn’t reached the money bubble, yet, with 18 players still left. PTP member Chris “indariva” Tryba is among those still alive, along with Phil Hellmuth, Erik Seidel, Ted Forrest, Phil Laak and David Benyamine.

No. 34: $1.K No-Limit Hold’em: There were 3,144 entrants in this event, with 323 players still playing. Notables still in are Dwyte Pilgrim, Matt Affleck and Barry Shulman.

Day 21 lookahead

The $1.5K and $10K events will try to play to winners, the big $1K event continues, while a $5K Omaha event begins today. If you’re not there in person, you can track updates for the events here.


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