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2017 World Series of Poker Quiz #5: Silver and Gold

07-01-2017 3251 responses Top results

It’s Saturday again, which means it’s time for another quiz covering happenings from the previous week at the 2017 World Series of Poker. It’s also July 1, which means the Main Event is now only a week away!

Among the highlights from the past week was Max Silver winning his first gold bracelet while making his 25th WSOP cash and fifth career final table at the series. There’s a question about Silver below, along with others testing how well you’ve been following what’s been happening recently at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

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Question 1

Max Silver joked on Twitter more than once during his run to the bracelet that “I have no idea what I’m doing” in the tournament. In what non-NLHE variant did Silver win gold?

Question 2

Who is the only woman to win a WSOP bracelet thus far this summer?

Question 3

Brian Yoon earned his third career bracelet this week after winning the $1,500 “Monster Stack” (Event #47), an event featuring a whopping 6,716 entries and $9M-plus prize pool. What was Yoon’s first prize?

Question 4

After winning his first WSOP bracelet last summer in the $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball event, which player won his second title this week in the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship (Event #48)?

Question 5

This week Chris Bolek won his first career bracelet in Event #50: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY, a tournament in which players earned $500 every time they....

Question 6

Bryce Yockey also picked up his first bracelet this week for winning the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship (Event #51). Which former WSOP Main Event winner -- the current leader in 2017 WSOP cashes with 12 -- final-tabled the event, finishing fourth?

Question 7

Which player won his first WSOP bracelet this week in a $1,500 no-limit hold’em event (Event #52) to complete poker's “triple crown” in which a player collects victories on the World Poker Tour, the European Poker Tour and at the WSOP?

Question 8

Finally, yesterday a brand new WSOP event began, Event #59 $2,500 Big Bet Mix featuring seven different variants. One of the games played in the event is the “classic” five-card draw, played with ____________ betting.

What do you think?