Phil Hellmuth wins 12th WSOP Bracelet in Event #18: Seven Card Razz, of the 43rd World Series of Poker. Hellmuth proves he's got what it takes to be a champion by extending his bracelet lead on Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan who both have earned 10 WSOP bracelets.
This is Phil Hellmuth first non-holdem bracelet to add to his collection, last year Hellmuth was unsuccessful at capturing gold and finished runner up in three 2011 WSOP events. Hellmuth hasn't won a World Series of Poker tournaments since 2007.
Hellmuth's 12th WSOP bracelet for first place finish in the event #18 is worth more than his $182,793 winnings for the event.
Phil Ivey almost won his 9th WSOP bracelet but was instead beaten by Andy Frankenberger heads-up in WSOP Event #17: Pot-Limit Hold’em.
Phil Hellmuth wins 12th WSOP Bracelet
Phil Hellmuth was up against a tough field of players with five WSOP bracelet winners on the final table including: Brandon Cantu, Scott Fischman, Brendan Taylor, Barry Greenstein and Michael Chow.
Phil Hellmuth eliminated Brandon Cantu in third place and was heads-up with Don Zewin who has 18 WSOP cashes to his name since 1989. The epic heads-up battle lasted over three hours, with Hellmuth taking down first place in the end.
2012 WSOP Event #18: Seven Card Razz
Prize pool: $702,975
2012 WSOP Event #18 Results
- Phil Hellmuth - $182,793
- Don Zewin – $113,024
- Brandon Cantu – $74,269
- Scott Fischman – $54,248
- Brendan Taylor – $40,167
For all the results of Event #18 Seven Card Razz see the World Series of Poker website.
Phil Hellmuth WSOP Bracelets
|1989 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em World Championship||$755,000|
|1992 WSOP||Limit Hold'em||$168,000|
|1993 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$161,400|
|1993 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$173,000|
|1993 WSOP||Limit Hold'em||$138,000|
|1997 WSOP||Pot Limit Hold'em||$204,000|
|2001 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$316,550|
|2003 WSOP||Limit Hold'em||$171,400|
|2003 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$410,860|
|2006 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$631,863|
|2007 WSOP||No Limit Hold'em||$637,254|
|2012 WSOP||Seven-Card Razz||$182,793|
Phil Ivey misses 9th WSOP Bracelet
While Phil Hellmuth was playing heads-up with Don Zewin, Phil Ivey was also on the final table of WSOP Event #17: Pot-Limit Hold’em. Phil Ivey even had the chip lead going into his heads-up match with Andy Frankenberger, but was unsuccessful in claiming his 9th WSOP bracelet finishing in 2nd place.
2012 WSOP Event #17: Pot-Limit Hold’em
Prize pool: $1,682,600
2012 WSOP Event #17 Results
- Andy Frankenberger – $445,899
- Phil Ivey – $275,559
- Ali Eslami – $199,623
- Alexander Venovski – $147,345
- Manuel Bevand – $110,731