Sam Stein wins first major poker title at WSOP

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 20, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »



At this rate every player who lists their occupation as ‘professional poker player’ will win a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2011, as yet another longtime poker player, Sam Stein, captured his first WSOP bracelet on Sunday by winning the $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) tournament.

Stein went into the final day of play as the chip-leader but was pitted against a number of other top poker players, including Adam Junglen, Christian Harder, and two-time WSOP bracelet winner Brock Parker who all joined Stein at the final table.

Stein has already had a fantastic 2011 up to this point, having won $1 million for his 4th place finish at the PCA in January, as well as another 4th place finish in the $10k Pot Limit Holdem tournament held at the WSOP just two weeks ago (which was good for another $264k). Having racked up nearly $2.5 million in career tournament earnings since 2009, Stein is possibly the best poker player nobody knows –although winning his first major title will go a long way towards remedying that situation.

Here is a look at the final table payouts from the $3k PLO tournament:

1. Sam Stein – $420,802

2. Ben Lamb – $259,918

3. Warren Fund – $184,368

4. Christian Harder – $132,623

5. Adam Junglen – $96,737

6. Zimnan Zivard – $71,548

7. Brock Parker – $53,633

8. Austin Scott – $40,748

9. Dilyan Kovachev – $31,360

Results courtesy of wsop.com

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,



Leave a Reply

Promotional News

WSOPE High Roller Event In The Czech Republic Attracting Top Poker Players From All Over The World
King’s Casino in Rozvodov, Czech Republic has the reputation for hav …
Read more

Stars Group Launches New Poker Game PokerStars Power Up
Stars Group Incorporated has launched a new online poker game called P …
Read more

BetOnline Poker release Promo Code for 2017-2018
BetOnline Poker decides its time to change the tide of poker in 2017 w …
Read more

GPL Announces GPL Brazil Edition As It Begins Regional Push To Sportify Poker
The Global Poker League (GPL) had a mission to sportify the game of …
Read more