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Daniel Vampan and Michael Christ Capture Latest Bracelets at 2024 World Series of Poker

A Look At The Results From The $3,000 Limit Hold'em Six-Max and $1,500 Big O Events


The 2024 World Series of Poker has already seen 27 of the 99 live bracelet events come to a close, with over $78 million in prize money paid out after just over two weeks of play. This article covers two of the latest events to crown champions at the 55th annual WSOP.

2024 WSOP $3,000 Six-Max Limit Hold’em

Daniel Vampan battled his way to gold in the $3,000 buy-in six-max limit hold’em event. The Las Vegas resident earned $148,635 and his first bracelet as the champion.

This was the second-largest score yet for Vampan, trailing only the $345,000 he earned as the 24th-place finisher in last year’s main event. He now has more than $718,000 in career tournament earnings to his name.

Vampan also earned 612 Card Player Player of the Year points for the win. This was his first POY-qualified score of 2024.

The top 38 finishers cashed in this event, with big names like David ‘ODB’ Baker (29th), Phil Hellmuth (23rd), Alex Keating (11th), Daniel Idema (10th), and Roland Israelashvili (5th) running deep.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Daniel Vampan $148,635 612
2 Robert Wells $99,578 510
3 Nicholas Caltabiano $67,919 408
4 Lucas Wagner $47,179 306
5 Roland Israelashvili $33,387 255
6 Frank Yakubson $24,078 204

2024 WSOP $1,500 Big O

Michael ChristMichael Christ scooped the last pot in the $1,500 Big O tournament. The five-card pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better tournament drew 1,555 entries to build a $2,075,925 prize pool.

Christ cashed for $306,884 along with his first gold bracelet. This was the first recorded live tournament score for the Odenton, Maryland resident. He now sits just outside the top 250 in the POY rankings presented by Global Poker thanks to the 1,080 points he was awarded in this event.

There plenty of notables among the 234 players that cashed in this tournament, with Frankie O’Dell (38th), Jake Schwartz (29th), Darryll Fish (28th), Nathan Gamble (15th), and Sammy Farha (11th) making it down to the final handful of tables.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Michael Christ $306,884 1080
2 Matthew Beinner $204,601 900
3 Dylan Lindsey $146,595 720
4 Eduardo Lezcano $106,315 540
5 Matt Bretzfield $78,056 450
6 Damjan Radanov $58,025 360
7 Tomoki Matsuda $43,681 270
8 John Bunch $33,305 180

Visit the Card Player 2024 World Series of Poker page for schedules, news, interviews, and the latest event results. WSOP coverage sponsored by Global Poker.

Photo credits: PokerGO / Enrique Malfavon, Miguel Cortes.