Sign Up For Card Player's Newsletter And Free Bi-Monthly Online Magazine
Wsopbanner

Richard Ashby and Alex Manzano Triumph At 2024 World Series of Poker

A Look At The Results From The $1,500 Stud and $600 PLO Deepstack Events

Print-icon
 

The 2024 World Series of Poker has awarded a third of the 99 bracelets to be handed out in live events, with 33 tournaments now in the books. There has already been more than $86.2 million in prize money paid out thus far, thanks to over 75,700 entries being made in the completed tournaments to date. Here is a look at the two most recent champions.

2024 WSOP $1,500 Seven Card Stud

Richard AshbyThe 2024 WSOP $1,5000 seven card stud event saw a field of 406 entries narrowed down to two highly-accomplished British poker players. In the end, Richard Ashby overcame Adam Owen to secure his second gold bracelet and the top prize of $113,725.

This victory came 14 years after Ashby’s first triumph at the series. He won the 2010 running of this same tournament for $140,467. He now has nearly $2.7 million in career tournament earnings, with the majority of that coming from 41 in-the-money finishes in WSOP competition.

The top 61 finishers secured a share of the $542,010 prize pool in this event, with the likes of David Singer (18th), Owais Ahmed (17th), David Prociak (10th), Chris Tryba (9th), Hal Rotholz (8th), Brandon Shack-Harris (5th), and Michael Noori (3rd) running deep.

Owen earned $75,805 as the runner-up, falling just one spot shy of earning his first bracelet. The two-time WSOP Circuit ring winner now has more than $3.8 million in recorded tournament scores after this strong showing.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Richard Ashby $113,725 720
2 Adam Owen $75,805 600
3 Michael Noori $51,626 480
4 Mengqi Chen $35,880 360
5 Brandon Shack-Harris $25,458 300
6 Jaycin Cross $18,450 240
7 Aaron Kupin $13,662 180
8 Hal Rotholz $10,343 120

2024 WSOP $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack Eight Max

Chile’s Alex Manzano has more than $1.1 million in career tournament earnings, with seven of his top ten scores coming in pot-limit Omaha events. His latest PLO victory saw him top a field of 2,402 entries in the $600 pot-limit Omaha Deepstack eight-max event to earn $161,846 and his first WSOP gold bracelet.

This was the fourth-largest score on Manzano’s resume. Histop payday remains the $368,722 he earned for winning a Latin American Poker Tour main event in Brazil back in 2011.

The $1,225,020 prize pool was paid out between the top 361 finishers, with six figure scores for the top two. Notables who made it deep included two-time bracelet winner Michael Wang (89th), three-time bracelet winner Nipun Java (81st), and two-time bracelet winner Maxx Coleman (30th). Kelly Kim (3rd – $78,018), who finished third in the 2008 WSOP main event, also made a podium showing in this tournament.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Alex Manzano $161,846 540
2 Robert Gill $107,874 450
3 Kelly Kim $78,018 360
4 Damon Sita $57,034 270
5 Oziel Velador $42,149 225
6 Mitchell Hynam $31,492 180
7 Nicholas Gonzalez $23,792 135
8 Ruslan Nazarenko $18,177 90
9 Nicolas Vatan $14,046 45

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 / Miguel Cortes.