Online Poker News - Update: Another Two WSOP Bracelets Go into Right Hands
16th of June 2012 - latestpokerbonuses.com
Meinders and Scott the latest winners
The 43rd World Series of Poker saw another two events go by and two first-time bracelet winners take the honors.
In Event 25 - $1.500 buy-in Limit Hold'em Shootout it was Brian Meinders who outplayed a field of 365 players, including the likes of Matt Matros, Greg Mueller, Justin Bonomo, Victor Ramdin, Scott Seiver and Mike Leah.
At the final table he sat with Darin Thomas, Christopher Vitch, Victor Ramdin, Brock Parker, Preston Derden, Matthew Schreiber, Sean Rice and Ian Johns, of which Thomas proved to have the skill to reach the heads-up.
However, thanks to his chip lead and lots of determination, Meinders was able to defeat his final opponent and take home his first bracelet and the main prize of $116,118, leaving Thomas with the runner up check for $71,704.
As for Event 26 - $3,000 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha, the field of 589 players saw Austin Scott best everyone else and win his first WSOP bracelet and $361,797 after heads-up play against Brett Richey.
Richey’s payday at the event was $223,492, while the others from the final table earned the following sums:
Vadzim Kursevich $158,530
Scott Stanko $114,037
Huykhiem Nguyen $83,180
Tom Chambers $61,521
Romik Vartzar $46,117
Dutch Boyd $35,038
Thomas Pettersson $26,966
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