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12th Winning For Phil Hellmuth Jr. at The World Series Of Poker

12.06.2012 | Antoan Tok

At the $2,500 buy-in Seven Card Razz event on Monday night, Phil Hellmuth Jr. won an event at WSOP for the 12th time. He became first over a field of 309 players. His prize was the gold WSOP bracelet and money prize of $182,793.

That winning places him on the top, ahead of his competitors Johnny Chan and Doyle Brunson who have 10 bracelets each. Phil Ivey and Eric Siedel own eight bracelets each.

During his professional career as poker player he has won more than eight million dollars. He has also managed to cash out in 89 individual events. Only during the 18 events that have been scheduled this year in this tournament, Hellmuth cashed in four of the events.

In 2007, Phil Hellmuth won his last gold bracelet. In 1989 he became the youngest Main Event championship in history when he was at the age of twenty four. He held the record for nineteen years, until 2008, when the youngest player who won the title became the 22-year-old Peter Eastgate.

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