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WSOP -- Doyle Brunson Falls Short of 11th Bracelet

Brunson Eliminated in Seventh Place at $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Eight-or-Better World Championship Final Table


Doyle Brunson

Doyle Brunson made his 24th final table at the World Series of Poker today. He entered the final eight of event No. 37 ($10,000 seven-card stud eight-or-better world championship) in sixth chip position, but he was eliminated in seventh place. He fell just short of winning the 11th bracelet of his career, which would have tied him with Phil Hellmuth for the most all time. Brunson is tied for second with Johnny Chan on the all-time bracelet list with 10 bracelets.

Doyle Brunson’s 10 Bracelets:

1976: $5,000 deuce-to-seven draw
1976: $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event
1977: $1,000 seven-card stud split
1977: $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event
1978: $5,000 seven-card stud
1979: $600 mixed doubles
1991: $2,500 no-limit hold’em
1998: $1,500 seven-card razz
2003: $2,000 H.O.R.S.E.
2005: $5,000 six-handed no-limit hold’em

Here is Brunson’s elimination hand from the final table:

Doyle Brunson Eliminated in Seventh Place ($62,234)

Doyle Brunson committed his final 13,000 to the bring-in on third street and Farzad Rouhani completed. Yan Chen made the call. Rouhani bet out on fourth street and Chen mucked. Brunson and Rouhani then flipped up their hands:

Brunson: (K-Q)2Club Suit4Spade Suit9Diamond Suit7Heart Suit(X)
Rouhani: (A-4)4Club Suit4Diamond Suit10Club Suit10Spade Suit(X)

Rouhani made a full house and Brunson was eliminated in seventh place. He received a large round of applause from the audience as he made his exit.