It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to most poker enthusiasts that Phil Ivey is continuing to kick some serious butt in this year’s World Series of Poker. This week he took home his 8th WSOP bracelet in he $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. event. Ivey has been on a roll since his first WSOP bracelet win in 2000.
Ivey took home one bracelet in 2000, three bracelets in 2002, one in 2005 and two in 2009. This is his first bracelet win in 2010, but he still could stand to win more! His bracelet wins and events are as follows:
2000 – $195,000 in $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha Event
2002 – $118,440 in $2,500 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo Event
2002 – $107,540 in $2,000 S.H.O.E. Event
2002 – $132,000 in $1,500 7 Card Stud Event
2005 – $635,603 in $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Event
2009 – $96,367 in $2,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Event
2009 – $220,538 in $2,500 Omaha Hi/Lo / 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo Event
The $3000 H.O.R.S.E. tournament is a tournament made up of multiple poker variations. Players compete in Texas Hold’em, Omaha Eights or Better, Omaha Hi, Razz, Seven Card Stud, and Seven Card Stud Eight or Better. Ivey bested poker greats in the event including Jeffrey Lisandro, Chad Brown, John Juanda and Bill Chen. The win puts him in a tie with Erik Seidel for 5th place in all-time WSOP bracelet wins.