2010 WSOP Update: Dean Hamrick, Ian Gordon Win Bracelets

A pair of spectacular, magnificent bracelets were awarded during yesterday's play...

Another Year of the Comeback/Hey It’s You AgainTM bracelet plus for those who think it’s the Year of the BritsTM, the $10k H.O.R.S.E. champ may be U.S. American but he kinda looks like he’s from across the pond.

Here’s the latest…

:: Event #42 ($1,500 NLH) – Back in ’08, Dean Hamrick just missed the November NineTM, suffering one of the harder to watch beats of the tournament that left him short-stacked and which eventually led to his elimination. But chalking another one up for the Year of the HIYA, Hamrick outlasted a field of 2,521, banking $604,222 and his first bracelet. Get full payouts here.

:: Event #43 ($10,000 H.O.R.S.E.) – A relatively star-studded final table came down to two of the lesser knowns, as Ian Gordon, a U.S. American who looks like a Brit, defeated Richard Ashby, a Brit. Gordon takes $611,666 for the win. Carlos Mortensen finished sixth ($102,237), Nick Schulman finished seventh ($78,654), and Scott Fischman ninth ($48,638). Get full payouts here.

:: Event #44 ($2,500 Mixed Hold’em) Gavin Smith makes another run at his first bracelet, heading into final table play stacked second overall with 745,000. He only trails Jarrod Soloman with 748,000. First pays out $268,238. Get full final table chip counts here.

:: Event #45 ($1,500 NLH) – A massive field of 3,097 entered the latest $1,500 event, creating a first place prize of $721,373. Around 400 made it through to Day 2. Will Fallia is the chip leader. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #46 ($5,000 PLO 8oB) – The final event of the day brought in 284 entrants with 130 surviving. Steve Chanthabouasy is the overnight chip leader, stacked at 88,000. Other notable big stacks include Mike Matusow (73,000), Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot (60,000), Barry Greenstein (33,000), and Erik Seidel (30,000). Get full chip counts here.

In unrelated news, read Dr. Pauly’s write-up on Phil Hellmuth (worth the read) here.


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