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2018 World Series of Poker Quiz #5: Bracelet Breakthroughs

07-02-2018 3892 responses Top results

Enough of the preliminaries. It's time for the Main Event!

Actually for the 2018 World Series of Poker there will be a few more side events happening over the next couple of weeks while the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT plays out — post-lims, if you will.

Meanwhile the last week saw a new group of players break through to win bracelets. Take the following quiz and see how well you've been following the action here on PokerNews.

Get six of the following eight multiple-choice questions correct to earn a passing great, and check the "Top results" when you're done to see how your finish stacks up. If logged in here at PokerNews, your username will appear on the list. Need an account? Click here.

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Question 1

The Event #44: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship saw a player finish in fourth place who was trying to win a bracelet this summer after his mother had already won one. Who was that player?

Question 2

Earlier this summer two players who have finished 2nd in the WSOP ME made final tables -- John Racener made two FTs and Doyle Brunson made one. (Racener finished 2nd in the ME in 2010, Brunson, who has won the ME twice, took 2nd in 1980.) Two more WSOP Main Event runner-up finishers made final tables in the past week. Which of the following ME second-place finishers did *not* make a final table?

Question 3

Event #49: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship got down to three-handed with all three players already being multiple bracelet winners. Who broke through and won another?

Question 4

Which player won Event #52: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship last week after already taking second in Event #8: $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball earlier in the series?

Question 5

Joey Couden broke through to win his first career bracelet in Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo. Three players with 13 career bracelets were at the final table -- Eli Elezra, Mike Matusow, and __________________.

Question 6

Which player known online as “cal42688” won Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship?

Question 7

After finishing runner-up in bracelet events twice before, this player broke through last night to win Event #58: No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed.

Question 8

Finally, who broke through to join the three-bracelet club last night after winning Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship?

What do you think?