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David Bach Reins In $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship

Wins His First Gold Bracelet at the Second-Longest Final Table in World Series of Poker History

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Aug 21, 2009


The final heads-up match between Chip Reese and Andy Bloch in the inaugural $50,000 World Series of Poker H.O.R.S.E. world championship in 2006 set the standard for this prestigious event. The two played heads-up poker for seven hours and 10 minutes at a final table that took 354 hands to determine a winner. Another chapter was added to that H.O.R.S.E. legacy this year, and it’s another long one. David Bach won the 2009 event to capture his first gold bracelet. In the tradition of great sports trophies like the Stanley Cup, his name will now be a part of the legacy of the Chip Reese memorial trophy. The final heads-up match that transpired between Bach and John Hanson lasted close to seven hours and ended at just after 10 o’clock in the morning. The 2009 H.O.R.S.E. final table beat the 2006 H.O.R.S.E. final table in terms of length, as Bach ...

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