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Thursday, July 2, 2009 | Francis Lee


Event 46 - $2,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8-or-better

Derek Raymond won his first WSOP bracelet in event 46 as he over came 424 other competitors to win the top prize.  He was well positioned through out the final days play and rose to the top to take down the event.

Final Standings

  • 1st Derek Raymond $229,192
  • 2nd Mark Tenner $141,647
  • 3rd Scott Bohlman $93,199
  • 4th Fabio Coppola $65,094
  • 5th Josh Schlein $48,028
  • 6th Sirous Jamshidi $37,350
  • 7th Michael Keiner $30,562
  • 8th Mark Gregorich $26,213
  • 9th Pat Poels $23,541

Event 47 - $2,500 Mixed Hold’em

527 entrants entered event 47 creating as total prize pool of $1,212,100. After three days play Bahador Ahmadi managed to battle his way to his first WSOP bracelet. He started the final table in second spot and never looked in any trouble picking his spots well on his way to glory.

Final Standings

  • 1st Bahador Ahmadi $278,804
  • 2nd John McGuiness $172,227
  • 3rd Ylon Schwartz $112,967
  • 4th Karlo Lopez $78,628
  • 5th Barry Greenstein $57,671
  • 6th Matt Woodward $44,520
  • 7th Randy Haddox $36,084
  • 8th Hasan Habib $30,641
  • 9th Zachary Humphrey $27,199

Event 48 - $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo 8-or-better

Brandon Cantu won his second WSOP bracelet in event 48 playing Omaha Hi lo.  He entered the final table in the chip lead and never let it slip dominating proceedings.  His only challenger was Lee Watkinson who missed out on his second WSOP bracelet finishing in second place.

Final Standings

  • 1st Brandon Cantu $228,867
  • 2nd Lee Watkinson $141,873
  • 3rd Mathieu Jacqmin $92,946
  • 4th Ted Weinstock $64,727
  • 5th Tommy Vedes $47,617
  • 6th Steve Jelinek $36,893
  • 7th Aaron Sias $30,028
  • 8th Ronnie Hofman $25,618
  • 9th William McMahan $22,862

Event 49 - $50,000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E.

The 50k H.O.R.S.E event is the event all the pro’s want to win.  Because of the massive buy in this event is normally limited to just the pro’s entering as just 95 players started out in the event.  David Bach became this year’s champion taking home $1.2 million in prize money along with the WSOP bracelet.

Final Standings

  • 1st David Bach $1,276,802
  • 2nd John Hanson $789,199
  • 3rd Erik Sagstrom $522,394
  • 4th Vitaly Lunkin $368,813
  • 5th Huck Seed $276,610
  • 6th Ville Wahlbeck $219,655
  • 7th Chau Giang $184,087
  • 8th Erik Seidel $162,382

Event 50 - $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout

The two Limit holdem experts battled it out in the head’s up showdown in event 50.  The reigning 2009 WSOP Limit champion Greg Mueller who won this title in event 33, against Marc Naalden who won event 38 which was a $2,000 limit hold’em event.  With both players looking for their second WSOP bracelet this year, it was Mueller who won in the end confirming why he is the 2009 Limit Hold’em champion.

Final Standings

  • 1st Greg ‘FBT’ Mueller $194,854
  • 2nd Marc Naalden $120,614
  • 3rd Millie Shiu $77,138
  • 4th David Williams $51,145
  • 5th Matthew Sterling $35,058
  • 6th Flaminio Malaguti $24,824
  • 7th Joep Van Den Bijgaart $18,136
  • 8th Jose Barbero $13,655



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