Wednesday June 10,2015 :  ELSBY TAKES WSOP EVENT 19

WSOP bracelet still eludes a determined Nassif

Arizona poker professional Matt Elsby (38) bested a field of 319 players in the $3000 buy-in Six Handed Limit Hold’em Event 19, winning his first career WSOP gold bracelet and $230799.

Elsby defeated French pro Gabriel Nassif who has been a fixture at the WSOP each year since 2005, but his first gold bracelet remains elusive.  Nassif has had 31 career cashes pocketing $142631 this time round.

Other finishers on the main table were:

3     David J. Tobin     $92582
4    Joseph Thomas    $61892
5    Alex Kuzmin    $42515
6    Haran Sapmaz    $29975
7    Brian Hastings    $21684