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Pierre Milan Wins World Series of Poker $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em Event

Milan Becomes 14th Bracelet Winner From France

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Despite it slightly larger buy-in, the $2,500 no-limit hold’em event at the 2014 World Series of Poker still drew in a sizable field of 1,165, creating a total prize pool of $2,650,375.

Three days of action saw Pierre Milan walk away with the bracelet and the $536,768 first-place prize. Milan had just $3,056 in WSOP earnings coming into the event, but he made the most of the opportunity once he got to the final table.

The 25-year-old poker pro from Paris became just the 14th Frenchman to ever win a WSOP bracelet and he credited his mostly French rail for supporting him throughout his heads-up match with Justin Oliver.

“My rail was really helping,” said Milan. “It was just like I was home.”

To get the victory, Milan had to overcome a final table that included Sam Cohen (9th), Andy Phan (7th), Jamie Armstrong (6th), Barry Hutter (5th) and Matt Salsberg (3rd).

Here is a look at the final table results.

Place Player Winnings POY Points
1 Pierre Milan $536,768 1,440
2 Justin Oliver $332,198 1,200
3 Matt Salsberg $207,842 960
4 Thad McNulty $150,859 720
5 Barry Hutter $111,368 600
6 Jamie Armstrong $83,486 480
7 Andy Phan $63,502 360
8 Daniel Laming $48,952 240
9 Sam Cohen $38,244 120

*Photo courtesy of the WSOP

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