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Brock Parker Wins 2014 World Series of Poker $10,000 Omaha Eight-or-Better Championship

32-Year-Old Pro Earns $443,407 and Third WSOP Gold Bracelet


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Brock Parker continued the developing trend of players with multiple bracelets coming back for more at the 2014 World Series of Poker, topping a field of 178 players to win the $10,000 Omaha eight-or-better championship to earn the $443,407 first-place prize and his third gold bracelet, having won two hold’em six-max events in 2009.

In addition to the title, the hardware and the money Parker also earned 780 Card Player Player of the Year points. This was the second final table appearance for the 32-year-old poker pro from Silver Spring, Maryland. He finished fifth in the $1,500 Razz event just days earlier, hopping into this event after hitting the rail at the final table.

Richard AshbyThe final day of this event restarted with 18 players remaining. Parker was the second shortest stack with only 90,000 in chips. By the time he made it to heads-up play with British pro Richard Ashby Parker held roughly 2.8 million of the 5.3 million in play. Ashby was looking for his second gold bracelet, having won his first in a $1,500 seven-card stud event in 2010, and was able to take the lead in the heads-up battle for a time before eventually relinquishing it for the final time.

By the time the last hand arose Ashby had only a handful of big bets. Parker raised on the button with the 6Heart Suit5Diamond Suit4Club Suit2Diamond Suit and Ashby made it three-bets to go with the AHeart SuitADiamond SuitAClub Suit10Heart Suit. Parker called and the flop brought the 9Heart Suit8Spade Suit7Club Suit. They got the last of Ashby’s chip in right there, with Parker’s straight a huge favorite to win the pot and the title. The 9Spade Suit on the turn gave Ashby some life with a draw at a full house, but the 3Spade Suit secured it for Parker and sent Ashby to the rail with $274,019 for his runner-up finish.

Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at this final table:

Place Player Earnings (USD) POY Points
1 Brock Parker $443,407 780
2 Richard Ashby $274,019 650
3 Ofir Mor $198,508 520
4 Shirley Rosario $146,522 390
5 Viatcheslav Ortynskiy $110,113 325
6 Jason McPherson $84,195 260
7 Steve Lustig $65,472 195
8 Melissa Burr $51,768 130
9 Daniel Kelly $41,595 65

Winner photo courtesy of WSOP.

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