Event #20 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
15 June 2011
Jason Somerville tops a 3,000 plus field to keep another bracelet in the States.
Jason Somerville

Event: No Limit Hold'em
Buy-in: $1,000
Entrants: 3,175
Prize pool: $2,857,500

Prizes Paid: 324

1st  Jason Somerville (United States) -- $493,091
2nd  Yashar Darian (United States) -- $305,009
3rd  Travis Atkins (United States) -- $215,855
4th  Richard Fridvalszki (Hungary) -- $156,248
5th  Alex Martin (United Kingdom) -- $114,414
6th  Gian Carlos Oliveri (Spain) -- $84,753
7th  Diana Allen (United States) -- $63,493
8th  Shane Rose (United States) -- $48,091
9th  James Schaaf (United States) -- $36,833

UK Finishes:

5th  Alex Martin (London) -- $114,414
35th  Mark French (Runcorn) -- $11,401
85th  Liam Stuart -- $3,914
98th  Jamie Roberts (London) -- $3,400
152nd  Peter Cook (South Shields) -- $2,628
230th  Daniel Morgan (Gillingham) -- $2,343
308th  Guy Bowles (Wimbledon) -- $1,914

BBP Finishes:

5th  Alex Martin (London) -- $114,414
98th  Jamie Roberts (London) -- $3,400
* Both Alex and Jamie participated in our first Grading in 2009, the latter finishing in the top eight and earning $20,000 worth of WSOP buy-ins.

BBP Progress:

Neil Channing, Adam Latimer, Sam Razavi and Ben Meredith were among the thousands looking for bracelet-gold. None of them made the money. Neil managed to 'cruise' to 40,000 when the average was 14,000, but ran into a nasty set-under-set encounter.

Vegas 11 Stats:

Cashes: 2
Winnings: $305,212

Notes:

•   Jason is a five-year poker pro from Stony Brook, New York. He is 24.
•   He is a huge advocate of small-ball poker.
•   Fan Daniel Negreanu said: "He small-balled the hell out of the final table."
•   This is his fourth WSOP. He has finalled five times.
•   He has a near $1.5 million in WSOP winnings.
•   Jason catpured the bracelet with pocket aces.
•   The oldest player to enter was 87; the youngest was aged 21 years, 2 days.

Image courtesy of wsop.com; words Nolan Dalla.

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Previous results:

Event 1 - Sean Drake
Event 2 - Jake Cody

Event 3 - Francesco Barbaro
Event 4 - Allen Bari
Event 5 - Eugene Katchalov
Event 6 - Harrison Wilder
Event 7 - Amir Lehavot
Event 8 - Sean Getzwiller
Event 9 - Matt Perrins
Event 10 - Geffrey Klein
Event 11 - Viacheslov Zhukov
Event 12 - David Diaz
Event 13 - Andrew Badecker
Event 14 - Tyler Bonkowski
Event 15 - Brian Rast
Event 16 - John Juanda
Event 17 - Aaron Stuery
Event 18 - Foster Hays

Event 19 - Darren Woods

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Neil Channing posted on 18 Jun, 5:27am
Good player, nice guy.