Sunday June 12,2016 : WORLD SERIES OF POKER RAZZ EVENT WON BY REP PORTER
A third winners bracelet for respected US professional player.
Rep Porter (45) has claimed his third gold World Series of Poker winners bracelet after taking down the $1,500 buy-in Razz event, emerging victorious from a field of 461 entries to pick up the $142,624 first-place prize.
Porter started final table action facing some heavy hitters in the international game, including Daniel Negreanu, David Benyamine and Shaun Deeb, but outlasted them all to triumph in a heads up against Belgian player and double bracelet holder Michael Gathy (27).
Porter started with a 3 to 1 chip advantage that enabled him to quickly and efficiently despatch the Belgian, who received a second placing prize of $88,146.
Porters latest victory brings his career live tourney winnings to almost $3 million.
Cashes by other final table players included:
Alexey Makarov $60,309
Daniel Negreanu $42,030
Brendan Taylor $29,846
Valentin Vornicu $21,604
Daniel Weinman $15,945
Shaun Deeb $12,006
David Benyamine $9,225