Andy Bloch Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Andy Bloch Wins First WSOP Bracelet
Andy Bloch has been playing poker for two decades now, but had yet to win a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. This poker player has already won more than $4,500,000 in poker tournaments, but had yet to win a WSOP event. Bloch once finished in second place in the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. poker tournament, having lost to the now deceased poker great, Chip Reese. Bloch has been playing in WSOP events since 1992, and the second place in the H.O.R.S.E. tournament took place in 2006. Bloch has often been known as the “best player never to win a bracelet.” With his win at Event #7, Bloch won the $1,500 Seven Card Stud WSOP 2012 poker tournament. He beat Barry Greenstein, who took second place. Stephen Su came third, and David Williams made it to fourth place. Huu Vinh came fifth, and Lee Goldman came 6th. 7th place went to Caroline Hermesh, and Scott Abrams took the 8th place. The lowest winnings at the final table of this tournament, taken by Scott Abrams, was $11,618. Barry Greenstein won $78,038 in second place, and Andy Bloch’s win won him not only the bracelet for this WSOP bracelet event, but also $126,363. The 7th and 8th place holders, Caroline Hermesh and Scott Abrams, were eliminated about an hour into the last day of this tournament. Soon after Hermesh was out, Lee Goldman was also knocked out. At this stage, Williams held the chip lead, only dropping the chip lead after a break. Within 20 minutes of returning to the poker table, Williams had dropped his chick count to below that of Su and Greenstein. When the game was down to three players, Block was already in the lead, although it was still possible for either Greenstein or Su to turn the tables. Bloch’s chips stack did get smaller, but after dinner, he took just 15 minutes to climb back into the lead. Related Posts Auto Top-Up Feature at Americas Cardroom Canadian Wins $1 Million WSOP Big One Seat Blaze Poker from Microgaming Mothers’ Day Tournaments at Intertops Poker Zoom Poker for Mobile Devices   Share on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace…

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