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Day 2 Comes To A Close With 59 Remaining, Poker Commentator Jesse May Among Leaders

Day 2 has come to a close here at the 2014 Paddy Power Poker Irish Open €2,250 no-limit hold’em main event. The day began with 253 players remaining from a starting field of 411, but ...


Jamie 'Xaston' Kaplan Wins Second World Championship of Online Poker Bracelet of the Series

Kaplan Second In Overall WCOOP Leader Board

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It took until event no. 47, but we now have the first double-bracelet winner of the 2010 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Jamie “Xaston” Kaplan picked up his first bracelet in event no. 6, earning $213,986. His latest win for $43,130 and another couple of cashes now give him a total of $259,672 won during the series.

Kaplan is now in second place on the overall leader board behind Kroko-dill, who has three top-five finishes including a win in event no. 13.

Check out events 46-48 below.

Event No. 46 — Pot-Limit Hold’em and Omaha ($400,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $300+$20
Prize Pool: $400,000
Entrants: 1,123

Final Table Results:

1. Daniel “FlyingSumo” Hersvik — $64,000*
2. oppy01 — $49,038*
3. $teamRoller1 — $45,681*
4. diffsam — $28,400
5. URMYLeNoR — $20,000
6. danistiofi — $16,000
7. LUCKY FACE — $12,000
8. unskilled — $8,000
9. Catenaccio — $4,600

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

Jon TurnerEvent No. 47 — Limit Stud Eight-Or-Better ($200,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $500+$30
Prize Pool: $227,000
Entrants: 454

Final Table Results:

1. Jamie “Xaston” Kaplan — $43,130
2. Jon “PearlJammer” Turner — $31,780
3. James “Andy McLEOD” Obst — $23,290
4. Mammola — $17,025
5. ODECCUTKA — $11,350
6. Kevin “ImaLuckSac” MacPhee — $7,945
7. ABJ444 — $5,675
8. Lasse “faithless” Ubostad — $4,540

Event No. 48 — No-Limit Hold’em ($1,000,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $1,000+$50
Prize Pool: $1,224,000
Entrants: 1,224

This two-day event is currently paused with 69 players remaining. All surviving players are now in the money and guaranteed at least $3,060. The winner will receive $213,955.

Notables still remaining include the chip leader Ramsus “mrvogt” Vogt, Luke “Bdbeatslayer” Vrabel, Steve “gboro780” Gross, Tim “Tmay420” West, Brock “tsoprano” Parker, Alex “AJKHoosier1” Kamberis and recent double bracelet winner Jamie “Xaston” Kaplan.

The event will resume at 8:00 p.m. EST.

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