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Joe McKeehen wins $3,200 No Limit Hold’em High Roller
On Tuesday night, a former WSOP Main Event champion took home a title in the $3,200 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller. 2015 WSOP Champion Joe Mckeehen was victorious in the tournament to win his third career bracelet and a $352,985 first place price. In his path to victory, he outlasted 496 players over 14 hours of play.
In addition to his 2015 Main Event win, Mckeehen also took home a bracelet in the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship for $352,985.
Other notable top finishers in the event included Dave Alfa (9th – $22,316.03), Ryan DePaulo (16th – $11,459.58), Ryan Laplante (29th – $8,293.12) and Chris Ferguson (64th as the bubble).
Daniel Negreanu was among those who played in the $3,200 High Roller event. Watch the highlights of how things went.
Up next – Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max HR
Wednesday’s featured WSOP Online event is the PLO 8-Max High Roller which players can enter with a $1,000 buy-in. The action gets underway at 3 PM PT with poker fans able to follow the action here.
In addition, when the action reaches a final table, you will be able to watch the action live from the Poker Central YouTube channel or below with commentary from Joey Ingram and David Tuchman:
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