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David Baker Wins $10K H.O.R.S.E at 2012 WSOP
Captures Second Bracelet and $451,779
David Baker once said he wanted to eventually be the best all-around poker player in the world. The 25-year-old took a giant step toward that goal by going through Phil Hellmuth and Phil Ivey late Monday evening to capture his second WSOP title.
Baker scooped the $451,779 top prize in the $10,000 buy-in H.O.R.S.E championship, one of the summer’s most prestigious events. The field of 178 was tiny, but it contained some of the game’s best. Six of the eight players at the final table had won WSOP bracelets.
The three-day tournament culminated in Baker versus John Monnette, who won a bracelet just two weeks ago. He now has a first, second and third at the 2012 summer poker festival.
Hellmuth was going for his 13th, after winning a razz event recently. Ivey was making his fourth final table in 10 days, which moves him into seventh in Card Player’s Player of the Year race.
Dan Kelly, who received points for his eighth-place finish, didn’t move up from his fifth spot on the leader board.
Here’s a look at the final results:
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