Event #54 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
07 July 2011
Blue Belt Warren Wooldridge comes inches away from the bracelet as Maxim Lykov takes the gold.
Maxim Lykov

Event: No Limit Hold'em
Buy-in: $1,000
Entrants: 4,576
Prize pool: $4,118,400

Prizes Paid: 468

1st  Maxim Lykov (Russia) -- $648,880
2nd  Dror Michaelo (United States) -- $401,296
3rd  Warren Wooldridge (United Kingdom) -- $288,946
4th  Ren Ho Zhang (Canada) -- $213,539
5th  Harald Olsen (Norway) -- $159,134
6th  Stanislav Alehkin (Russia) -- $119,598
7th  Douglas Mackinnon (United States) -- $90,604
8th  Joshua Evans (United States) -- $69,230
9th  Sebastien Roy (Canada) -- $53,333


UK Finishes:

3rd  Warren Wooldridge (London) -- $288,946
41st  Stephen Ness (Coleraine) -- $13,137
78th  Kevin Williams (Leyton Stone) -- $6,012
115th  Sebastian Gohr (Brighton) -- $3,624
136th  Ross Boatman (London) -- $3,624
147th  Daniel Copeland (Gayton) -- $3,624
149th  Craig Burgess (Claines) -- $3,624
159th  Mark Wagstaff (Northampton) -- $3,088
184th  Jerome Bradpiece (Harrow) -- $3,088
196th  Praz Bansi (Middlesex) -- $3,088
200th  Paul Kerr (Bothwell) -- $3,088
225th  Jack Barnsdale (Tindale Fell) -- $2,676
228th  Daniel Toffel (Banstead) -- $2,676
322nd  Rick Trigg (Sheffield) -- $2,347
338th  Hasmukh Khodiyara (Leicester) -- $2,347
370th  Patrick Pagjura -- $2,059
397th  Eleanor Gudjer (London) -- $2,059
444th  Daniel Elder (Orpington) -- $1,812
459th  Luke Marsh (Scunthorpe) -- $1,812

BBP Finishes:

3rd  Warren Wooldridge (London) -- $288,946
78th  Kevin Williams (Leyton Stone) -- $6,012
184th  Jerome Bradpiece (Harrow) -- $3,088
338th  Hasmukh Khodiyara (Leicester) -- $2,347

BBP Progress:

Click here for coverage of this event.

Vegas 11 Stats:

Cashes: 9
Winnings: $629,132

Vegas Prize Fund:

Cashes: 5
Winnings: $303,208

Please note that the Vegas Prize Fund is dependent on percentage of action Black Belt Poker had in each respective player.

Notes:

•   Maxim is a 23-year old pro from Moscow.
•   He studied engineering in college before taking a break and playing poker full-time.
•   He is fluent in English.
•   He won the EPT's championship event in Kiev, held in 2009.
•   Five nations were represented on the final: Canada, UK, Norway, Russia, & US.
•   The final table lasted just five hours.
•   This was the largest number of players paid for any event held so far at the 2011 WSOP.
•   This was Wooldridge second final table after a third in 2006.

Winner Quotes:

“It’s amazing. I think about the time when I first started to play poker. It was my dream. I am very glad to win. It’s very good to win. I have more money, but now, I need to win the Main Event [laughing].

“We [Russian players] are all friends because we all started playing about the same time, five to six years ago. Everybody is congratulating me. We are very close. It’s a very difficult question to answer, because it all depends on the governments. It’s up to them to decide how poker is going to be.”

Links:

Vegas 11 Interview - Warren Wooldridge
Three of a Kind; Wooldridge Hits WSOP Final
Warren Wooldridge Finishes Third in Event #54


Image courtesy of wsop.com; words Nolan Dalla.

Return to Schedule/Results page...

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
Event 20 - Jason Somerville
Event 21 - Bertrand Grospellier
Event 22 - Elie Payan
Event 23 - John Monnette
Event 24 - Mark Radoja
Event 25 - Chris Viox
Event 26 - Oleksii Kovalchuk
Event 27 - Daniel Idema
Event 28 - Andy Frankenberger
Event 29 - Chris Lee
Event 30 - James Hess
Event 31 - Sam Stein
Event 32 - Kirk Caldwell
Event 33 - Eric Rodawig
Event 34 - Mark Schmid
Event 35 - Jason Mercier
Event 36 - Mikhail Lakhitov
Event 37 - Fabrice Soulier
Event 38 - Arkadiy Tsinis
Event 39 - Mitch Schock
Event 40 - Matt Jarvis
Event 41 - Justin Pechie
Event 42 - Ben Lamb
Event 43 - Andre Akkari
Event 44 - Rep Porter
Event 45 - Kenneth Griffin
Event 46 - Joe Ebanks
Event 47 -
Owais Ahmed
Event 48 - Athanasios Polychronopoulos
Event 49 - Martin Leonard
Event 50 - Antonin Teisseire
Event 51 - David Singontiko
Event 52 - Matt Matros
Event 53 - Marsh Wolak

2
members
think this is
the nuts!
Photo
Posting trophy - more info coming soon ...
Neil Channing posted on 17 Jul, 7:24pm
He is undoubtedly a good player and he's super-aggro but I hated his call of Warren's shove when he had Ac6c.