2019 World Series of Poker HPT Golden Gates Casino

Event 45 - $5,000 No Limit Holdem 6 Handed

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 15,000

Players Info

Players Left
Entries 728
Prize Pool $3,421,600

PokerNews Video: Bill Edler, Winner $5,000 Shorthanded NL Event

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PokerNews caught up with Bill Edler just after winning the $5000 No-limit Shorthanded event, his first WSOP bracelet, and over $900,000. Bill talked about how getting ahold of chips early at the final table allowed him to not play have to play “two-card poker.”

Click here to check out the interview with Bill, along with all the other videos from this event.

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Event 45 - $5,000 No Limit Holdem 6 Handed
Day 3 Completed

Bill Edler Wins Event #45 $5,000 NL Hold'em 6-Handed

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Bill Edler - 2007 WSOP Event #45 Champion
Bill Edler - 2007 WSOP Event #45 Champion
Congrats to Bill Edler for winning his first WSOP bracelet. He also won $904,672 for first place.

"That's what I love about poker," said Edler. "It's a about making tough decisions and getting a little luck."

When asked about how he's feeling moment after his victory, Edler said, "I'm way more excited than I expected to be after winning a bracelet. Playing tournament poker for a living is tough. It's a lot of long hours of a grind. And losing and losing. But this is great."

This is indeed a special moment at the 2007 WSOP since Bill Edler is considered one of the nicest guys on the tournament circuit. Congrats to Bill Edler on a job well done.

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Hand #107: Alex Bolotin Eliminated in Second Place ($504,686)

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Alex Bolotin - 2nd Place
Alex Bolotin - 2nd Place
Bill Edler raised and Alex Bolotin quickly moved all in. Edler went into the tank for a few minutes before he called.

Edler: {A-Clubs}{10-Spades}
Bolotin: {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}

The flop was {10-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{3-Spades} and Edler took the lead. The turn was the {5-Diamonds} and the river was the {8-Spades}. Bill Edler won the pot and knocked out Alex Bolotin in second place. Bolotin won $504,686 for his efforts. Over the last couple of weeks, Bolotin has proven that he's a tough and gritty player after making two final tables at the 2007 WSOP.

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