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2017 World Series of Poker Quiz #3: Bracelet Breakthroughs

06-17-2017 818 responses Top results

During the first week-and-a-half of the 2017 World Series of Poker there were a number of players winning bracelets who had already won WSOP events in the past. Out of the first 15 events of this year's WSOP, 10 of the winners had already earned gold before.

By contrast the past week has seen many players win their first WSOP bracelets, which means this week's 2017 WSOP Quiz includes several questions about them — see how many you can answer correctly.

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Question 1

This player finished runner-up in a past WSOP Main Event, and this week won his first gold bracelet in the $10,000 Dealers Choice (Event #17). Who is he?

Question 2

This Australian player had won several titles online as “Andy McLEOD” and had made a half-dozen WSOP final tables before, finishing runner-up twice (including once earlier this month). Finally on Thursday he broke through to win the $10,000 Razz Championship (Event #26). Who is he?

Question 3

Another player known for his online accomplishments -- including earning more than $14M in online tournament winnings -- picked up his first bracelet last night in Event #27: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed. Who is he?

Question 4

Tyler Smith won his first WSOP bracelet this week in Event #18: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha. The “PLO-losuss” drew a massive field -- the largest ever for a PLO event at the WSOP. How many played?

Question 5

Pablo Mariz won his first bracelet in the $1,500 buy-in “Millionaire Maker” this week (Event #20), winning how much?

Question 6

After five long days, Joseph Di Rosa Rojas won his first WSOP bracelet last night in “The Marathon” (Event #23). Why was the buy-in for this event set at the unusual price of $2,620?

Question 7

Brian Brubaker picked up his first WSOP gold yesterday in Event #28: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw, a game in which the best possible hand is ___________ (with no flush).

Question 8

Finally, the winner of the $10,000 NL 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship (Event #22) was *not* a new bracelet winner. The player once known by the nickname of “Angry John” won his third career bracelet. Who is he?

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