Monday June 16,2014 : FRENCH WIN IN N.L.H.E. AT WORLD SERIES OF POKER
Former bracelet holder bested in a short heads up.
Frenchman Pierre Malan has won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $536,768 after surviving a tough and talented field of 1,164 other players to claim victory in event 29, a $2,500 buy-in NLHE contest that carried a prize pool of $2,650,375.
After 3 days of hectic action Malan entered the heads up with former WSOP 2013 NLHE four-handed bracelet winner Justin Oliver with a healthy lead that enabled him to dispatch his last opponent in just three hands, helped by victory in a huge pot.
Oliver's second placing rewarded him with $332,198, whilst other final table take-homes were:
Matt Salsberg $207,842
Thad McNulty $150,859
Barry Hutter $111,368
Jamie Armstrong $83,486
Andy Phan $63,502
Daniel Laming $48,952
Sam Cohen $38,244.