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2017 World Series of Poker Quiz #1: Shiny Bracelets and Burning Shoes

06-03-2017 5991 responses Top results

The 2017 World Series of Poker got started on Wednesday, and the first two of 74 events have already completed. PokerNews is excited to be the WSOP's official live updates provider this summer, meaning you can follow all of the action from every event start-to-finish right here.

A lot has happened already in just the first three days of the WSOP. Today we'll share the first of a series of multiple-choice quizzes regarding some of what happened during the previous week at the World Series of Poker.

See how many of these eight questions you can answer correctly. Get six right for a passing grade, and see the "Top results" afterwards to see how you fared versus others taking the quiz. Your username will appear on the list if you're logged in to your PokerNews account. Need an account? Click here to get one.

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Question 1

As always, the Casino Employees Event kicked off this year’s WSOP. Which 2016 November Niner who has a full-time job as a tournament director participated in Event #1?

Question 2

In Event #2, the $10K “Tag Team” event, Daniel Negreanu’s team finished in third last night. Negreanu thus came up just shy of winning his _____ WSOP bracelet.

Question 3

A poker-playing couple ended up winning Event #2, with each earning career first WSOP bracelets. Who won?

Question 4

The 10-handed final table for Event #3, the $3,000 NLHE “Shootout” event, will play out on Saturday. How many tables have the 10 remaining players won so far to get to today’s final?

Question 5

Event #4 of this year’s WSOP is the first non-hold’em event on the schedule, the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better event. Last year’s winner of the same event got knocked out on Day 2 yesterday, though he made the money (finishing 120th). Who was that?

Question 6

The $565 buy-in COLOSSUS III got going yesterday (Event #5). Last year Ben Keeline won the COLOSSUS and a $1 million first prize. How many entries were there a year ago?

Question 7

Also getting started yesterday was the $111,111 buy-in High Roller for One Drop (Event #6). Last year’s winner of that event Fedor Holz was knocked out for the first time yesterday by another former One Drop champion -- the winner of the first one (with a $1 million buy-in) in 2012. Who was that?

Question 8

Which of the following multiple WSOP bracelet holders decided after busting Day 1 of the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl to burn his brand new pair of gold shoes outside the Rio last night?

What do you think?