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Carter Phillips Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Event at 2012 World Series of Poker

Phillips Pockets $664,130 For The Victory

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Carter PhillipsCarter Phillips earned the second bracelet of his young career late Monday night when he took down event no. 31, a $1,500 no-limit hold’em tournament at the 2012 World Series of Poker.

Phillips defeated a monster field of 2,811 entrants, which generated a total prize pool of $3,794,850, $664,130 of which was set aside for the winner.

Standing in his way was none other than 2009 WSOP main event winner Joe Cada, who finished runner-up for a $412,424 payday.

Other notables at the final table included Tom Chambers, Jonathan Poche and Cherish Andrews, who became the 11th women at this summer’s WSOP to secure a top-ten finish. She eventually busted in fourth place, banking $210,083.

Phillips, from Charlotte, North Carolina, earned his first bracelet in 2010, winning a $1,500 six-handed no-limit hold’em tournament for $482,774. He now has lifetime tournament earnings of over $3.4 million.

Here is a look at the final table results.

Finish Player Name Prize POY Points
1 Carter Phillips $664,130 1,200
2 Joe Cada $412,424 1,000
3 Tom Chambers $290,875 800
4 Cherish Andrews $210,083 600
5 Najib Kamand $153,578 500
6 Max Lehmanski $113,578 400
7 Michael Aron $85,043 300
8 Jonathan Poche $64,399 200
9 Huy Quach $49,333 100

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