Four More First Time Winners at the WSOP 2014
As the WSOP 2014 rolls towards the Main Event there’s been another 4 first time bracelet winners and 3 came on day 36 of the world’s biggest poker festival. Mike Kachan grabbed his first chunk of WSOP silverware when he took down event 56, the $1,000 No Limit Hold'em tourney and secured $403,483 in prize money when doing so. In event 58, a $1,500 Mixed Max No Limit Hold'em tournament it was the New Yorker Jared Jaffee who took first place, the bracelet and a total of $405,428 in beating a field of 1,475 players and this adds to his WPT title won last year. It was then Philip Hun’s turn to pick up a bracelet and in event 59, the $3,000 Omaha Hi/Lo tourney he did just that, and took home a cool $286,976.
In event 63, the final mixed tournament of the WSOP this year, Bryn Kenney struck gold and took his first ever bracelet, sealing a win of $153,220 for his troubles too. One of the larger events of the tournament is now underway with the Little One for One Drop having started, and with this being event 62, we are almost set for the $10,000,000 Main Event, the first time in the history of the World Series of Poker with a guarantee on the big one. There will be 3 starting days in the tournament which will run for 10 whole days before the final tables is set. Right now in Las Vegas there will be plenty of players either at the felt playing in the Little One for One Drop, or ready to hit the felt in the Main Event as these two large tourneys will both include players that were sent by Bovada Poker. A total of 12 players qualified for the Main Event online by playing at Bovada, and if you missed out on their biggest ever WSOP promotion, well, there’s always next year!