Viacheslav Zhukov Wins Second World Series of Poker Bracelet
Zhukov Among Six Russians Who Have Earned WSOP Gold
It took four days, but Viacheslav Zhukov finally emerged from event no. 58 at the 2012 World Series of Poker with the victory and his second career bracelet.
Zhukov took down the $3,000 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better touranment, banking $330,277 and 1,260 Card Player Player of the Year points. The Russian geologist turned poker pro won a bracelet at the 2011 WSOP as well, in the $10,000 Omaha eight-or-better event. He is among the six Russians to have won a bracelet at the WSOP.
The 23-year-old defeated a stacked final table that included Scotty Nguyen, Yuval Bronshtein, Randy Ohel, David Baker, Chris Bell and runner-up finisher Roch Cousineau.
Baker, who was at his third official final table of the series, picked up another 630 POY points, moving him into 16th place overall.
Here is a look at the final table results.
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