World Series of Poker -- Eli Elezra Wins $2,500 Triple Draw Event
Elezra Defeats Daniel Negreanu Heads-Up For Second Career Bracelet
Event no. 59, the $2,500 triple draw tournament at the 2013 World Series of Poker, attracted 282 runners, creating a total prize pool of $641,550.
The specialty game drew an expected field of notable players and the final table was no different. In fact, only one of the final six players did not have a WSOP bracelet on his tournament resume.
“This second one means a lot,” said Elezra. “I mean, I do not have five or six bracelets like some of the rest to them, but for me this means a lot. I have been playing poker professionally for twenty years now, so this is what it’s about.”
Though Negreanu did fall short of his sixth career bracelet, he did earn 570 Card Player Player of the Year points, pushing him into first place overall, taking the top spot from Paul Volpe. Scott Seiver, who finished in sixth place, now sits in 18th place in the rankings.
The final table also featured David Chiu, who fell short of his second bracelet of the summer, as well as Brian Brubaker and David Baker.
Here’s a look at the final table results.
|Place||Player Name||Payout||POY Points|
For complete coverage of the summer poker festival. check out our WSOP landing page.
Photo Credit: Eddie Malluk/WSOP
|1||Chris Moorman Wins The 2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic|
|2||High-Stakes Online Poker: Dan Cates Wins $486,000|
|3||Man Changes Name To 'Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova' After Poker Bet|
|4||Star Boxer Arrested Over Las Vegas Gambling Debts|
|5||Chris Moorman Headlines WPT L.A. Poker Classic Main Event Final Table|
|6||Tournament Directors Discuss Poker Chip Security|
|7||Poker Strategy With Gavin Griffin: Defending Your Soldiers|
|8||New Jersey Online Poker Event Sees Huge Field|
|9||Poker Hand Of The Week: 3/6/14|
|10||Resorts World Las Vegas Casino Project On Track|
|1||Chan Pelton Banned From All World Series of Poker Events and Properties After Taking Single Tournament Chip|
|2||Three Years Later, Blair Hinkle Finally Receives His Missing $1 Million In Full Tilt Poker Money|
|3||Man Loses $500K On Super Bowl, Sues Casino|
|4||High-Stakes Online Poker: Poor February Puts Blom Back In The Hole Lifetime On Full Tilt Poker|
|5||Chris Moorman Wins The 2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic|
|6||Police Arrest Two For Allegedly Using Fake Poker Chips At Maryland Casino|
|7||Crazy Gambling Stories From February|
|8||Poker Strategy With Ed Miller: Three Great Small Stakes Plays That Fail In Tougher Games|
|9||George Lopez Arrested For Drinking Way Too Much And Passing Out On Casino Floor|
|10||NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship Not Running In 2014|