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Word Series Of Poker -- Norbert Szecsi Wins $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Szecsi is the Fourth Hungarian to Win a WSOP Bracelet


Norbert SzecsiThe winner of the World Series of Poker event no.42 ($1,000 No-Limit Hold’em) is Norbert Szecsi a 22-year-old professional poker pro from Budapest, Hungary. Szecsi earned his first gold bracelet and more than tripled his career earnings with a $345,037 cash when he topped a player field of 2,100.

This marks the fourth time Hungary has won a bracelet in WSOP history and this was only his second time attending the festival. The three other Hungarian winners in past years are Peter Traply, Peter Gelenscer and Valdemar Kwaysser.

Szecsi is more well-known as an online poker pro but plays in live tournaments occasionally.

Chris DeMaci joined Szecsi at the final table and finished third for $149,281.

Take a look at the final table results:

Finish Player Name Prize POY Points
1 Norbert Szecsi $345,037 1080
2 Denis Gnidash $214,760 900
3 Christopher DeMaci $149,281 720
4 Kirby Martin $107,512 540
5 Rory Mathews $78,576 450
6 Bryce Landier $58,126 260
7 Ariel Celestino $43,564 270
8 Dana Buck $33,065 180
9 Jonathan Bennett $25,392 90

For complete coverage of the summer poker festival, check out our WSOP landing page.

Photo Credit: Joe Giron