2011 WSOP: Hess Wins Seniors Event; Stein, Lee Win Bracelets

Phill Hellmuth is deep again in another non-NLH event. Can he claim number 12 this time around?

:: Event #29 ($2,500 10-Game Mix 6-Handed) – An extra day was added on after Shaun Deeb busted out in fourth late on Day 3. The players came back three-handed yesterday and Chris Lee won, taking home $254,955. The end. Full payouts here.

:: Event #30 ($1,000 Seniors NLH) – The biggest Senior’s event in WSOP history crowned a winner last night in the form of long-time FOWCP and Hollywood comedy agent Jim Hess. The huge field netted Hess a $557,435 payday. Not much else to say about this one except congrats to Jim. Full payouts here.

:: Event #31 ($3,000 PLO)Sam Stein emerged victorious from a tough final table to win his first WSOP bracelet and the $420,802 that went along with it. He started the day as chip leader and rode it all the way to the win in a dominating performance. Poker VT Pro Adam Junglen was unable to capitalize on his second final table this week and was ushered out in fifth (again) for $$96,737. Full payouts here.

:: Event #32 ($1,500 NLH) – 35 remain out of the starting 2,828. Pretty friends and family field with Dror Michaelo leading the way. Winner takes home $668,276. Play resumes later today. Full chip counts here.

:: Event #33 ($10,000 7 Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8oB) – Play will resume again later today just 2 players shy of the money bubble. Pretty stacked field left in this event with Phil Hellmuth looking at another deep run sitting seventh in chips right now. Other notables include David Benyamine, John Racener, Erik Seidel, Bill Chen, Cyndy Violette, a woman, and Jon ‘PearlJammer’ Turner, a ginger. To the winner will eventually go $442,183. See full chip counts here.

:: Event #34 ($1,000 NLH) – Another donkfest, another big field. This time around 3,144 ponied up their hard-earned $1k to generate a prizepool of more than $2.8 million with the eventual winner receiving $488,283. Not much to see name-wise, which is to be expected in these events. If someone you know is playing, you’ll be able to find their chip count here.


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