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World Series of Poker -- Corey Harrison Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Event

Harrison Tops Field of 1,731 To Earn $432,411 First-Place Prize

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Corey HarrisonEvent no. 24, a $1,500 no-limit hold’em tournament at the 2013 World Series of Poker, drew a field of 1,731 entries that created a total prize pool of $2,336,850.

The field featured a number of notables and former bracelet winners, but in the end, it was 36-year-old college professor Corey Harrison who emerged as the winner, banking his first bracelet and the $432,411 first-place prize.

Harrison, who has a PhD in cellular molecular pathology from the University of Alabama, was making just his second career cash at the WSOP.

“I’ve been playing ten years,” explained Harrison. “I’ve been so close many times, cashing in WSOP Circuit events, and making final tables, but I had not gotten over the hump. This was the first time to get over that hump. This is the best venue in the world to get over the hump.”

Here is a look at the final table results.

Place Player Name Payout POY Points
1 Corey Harrison $432,411 1,080
2 Daniel Cascado $267,452 900
3 Salvatore Dicarlo $184,914 720
4 Paul Spitzberg $133,364 540
5 Gregory Josifovski $97,493 450
6 Mohsin Charania $72,208 360
7 Zimnan Ziyard $54,191 270
8 Gareth Teatum $41,198 180
9 Robert Brewer $31,711 90

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Photo Credit: WSOP/Joe Giron