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Event #57: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Takahiro Nakai Wins Japan's Second WSOP Bracelet

Takahiro Nakai

Osaka, Japan's Takahiro Nakai won the 2015 WSOP Event #57: $1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em on a fourth day added to the event Wednesday. Nakai became the second ever Japanese WSOP bracelet winner, beating Mel Weiner heads-up on the extra day and ultimately a field of 2,497 entries to collect a $399,039 first-place prize.

Nakai, 36, had just made his WSOP debut last week, cashing in the Draftkings 50-50. Naoya Kihara became the first player from Japan to win a bracelet in 2012.

Final Table Results

1Takahiro NakaiOsaka, Japan$399,039
2Mel WienerLos Angeles, CA$248,034
3Paul Vas NunesGuildford, UK$175,559
4Glenn LafayeRidgefield, CT$126,612
5Jonas LauckPrimstal, Germany$92,453
6Robert PiltzSt Jolious, Malta$68,317
7David MartinezcanoMadrid, Spain$51,103
8Frederico DabusBrazil$38,676
9Barry SchultzCordova, TN$29,619

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