July 9,2012 :  SHULMAN SCION WINS HIS SECOND WORLD SERIES OF POKER BRACELET (Update)
 
$294,321 pay day lifts Nick's career earnings above a million
 
On Saturday 26-year-old Nick Shulman reprised his 2009 victory in the WSOP No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball World Championship, taking down the same $10,000 buy-in event in this year's series for his second bracelet and a winner's prize of $294,321.
 
101 players entered for the event, number 60 on the schedule and one of the last chances to achieve bracelet status in this year's 43rd World Series of Poker.
 
Shulman faced and survived a threat-laden final table of Michael Wattel, George Danzer, Ben Parker, Ashton Griffin, John Juanda (who won the event in 2011), Bob Bright, Ali Eslami and Larry Wright, ending up in a brief but intense heads up duel with fellow bracelet-holder Michael Wattel in which Shulman prevailed.
 
The top pay-outs in the competition were:
 
Michael Wattel $181,886
George Danzer $115,295
Ben Parker $78,088
Ashton Griffin $55,482
John Juanda $41,270
Bob Bright $32,080
Ali Eslami $26,004
Larry Wright $22,368
 
Also cashing were:
 
Andy Bloch $22,368
Erik Seidel $22,386
Jason Mercier $19,272
Daniel Negreanu $19,272
Marco Traniello $19,272