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Viacheslav Zhukov Wins Second World Series of Poker Bracelet

Zhukov Among Six Russians Who Have Earned WSOP Gold


Viacheslav ZhukovIt 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.

Finish Player Name Payout POY Points
1 Viacheslav Zhukov $330,277 1,260
2 Roch Cousineau $204,426 1,050
3 Chris Bell $135,858 840
4 David Baker $100,820 630
5 Randy Ohel $75,662 525
6 Yuval Bronshtein $57,662 420
7 Jack Ward $43,840 315
8 Scotty Nguyen $33,789 210
9 Juan Ramirez $26,235 105

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