Wsop event 39 – the $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Shootout

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21-year-old (just) Steven Kelly bested some of the biggest names in the game to win his first WSOP bracelet in event 39 – the $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em Shootout, emerging top dog in two ten-handed tables, and two seven-handed tables that were consolidated into one as players were eliminated.
A poker pro from Camarillo, California, Kelly is an experienced and successful online poker player under the handle “PokerMaestros”, with career earnings prior to his first bracelet win of $387,646, now enhanced with event 39’s main prize of $381 922.
In the final 14 survivors of an original field of 1 397, Kelly faced the likes of Annette Obrestad, J.C. Tran, Chau Giang, Robert Mizrachi, Justin Scott and Randy Holland on his way to the last heads up against the highly experienced Jeffrey King, who took home the runner-up prize of  $236,819 after the 15 hand heads up

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