2022 WSOP Day #11-17: series in full swing, Hellmuth’s return, Friedman’s fifth

Jon Pill
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Posted on June 16, 2022 5:05 pm EDT

Thursday, 16th June. 2022 WSOP Day #11-17.

It has been a busy week since Jake Schindler won his first bracelet, touching off yet another discussion of how to deal with alleged cheats in poker.

Another week of action. Another three millionaires made. Another sixteen bracelets awarded — one of which was for online play). That brings us to a total for the series so far of 29 live bracelets and three online.

We saw Jonathan Cohen win his first bracelet with his dog at his side and K-9 in his hand. Adam Friedman didn’t manage to win the dealer’s choice again this year, but he did pick up a seven-card stud bracelet in Event #22. This is his fifth bracelet overall.

We also saw COVID continue to dominate headlines with more players coming down sick. Phil Hellmuth and our own Haley Hintze were among those who went down with the plague, though both are now recovered and back on the floor at Bally’s.

Wash your hands, get the jab, wear a mask, and stay safe out there, folks.

New bracelet winners

FT DateEvent NamePlayer NamePayout
Fri, June 10Event #14: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’emLeo Soma$456,889
Sat, June 11Event #15: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better ChampionshipDaniel Zack$440,757
Sat, June 11Event #17: $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw LowballBryan Schultz$330,057
Sun, June 12Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’emStefan Lehner$558,616
Sun, June 12Event #20: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple DrawDenis Nesterenko$108,250
Sun, June 12[Online] $400 No-Limit Hold’em Ultra DeepstackBrian “JackBogle” Altman$110,662
Mon, June 13Event #19: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High RollerTong Li$1,467,739
Mon, June 13Event #22: $10,000 Seven Card Stud ChampionshipAdam Friedman$248,254
Tue, June 14Event #23: $3,000 Limit Hold’em 6-HandedJeremy Ausmus$142,147
Tue, June 14Event #24: $1,000 FLIP & GO No-Limit Hold’emChristopher Chatman$187,770
Tue, June 14Event #25: $800 No-Limit Hold’em DeepstackRajaee Wazwaz$358,346
Wed, June 15Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’emMike Jukich$966,577
Wed, June 15Event #26: $10,000 Limit Hold’em ChampionshipJonathan Cohen$245,678
Thu, June 16Event #27: $1,500 Shootout No-Limit Hold’emMichael Simhai$240,480
Thu, June 16Event #28: $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High RollerRobert Cowen$1,393,816
Thu, June 16Event #29: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball DrawMaxx Coleman$127,809

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