Following a handful of star-studded celebrity appearances last week, the 53rd annual World Series of Poker once again raised the stakes in week four of play with a new millionaire crowned and poker legend Phil Ivey’s bracelet run. With less than two weeks until the Main Event, the excitement of this year’s WSOP is reaching a fever pitch with much more action in the weeks to come.
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Week 4 Highlights
- World-Renowned Brazilian soccer player, Neymar Jr., wins his first-ever WSOP cash
Last week, Neymar de Silva Santos Júnior competed in his first WSOP bracelet events. Neymar Jr. would go on to finish the week with his first-ever WSOP cash placing No. 49 and taking home nearly $4,000 in Event #41: $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit.
- Legendary musician, Steve Albini, claims his second WSOP Bracelet
Steve Alibini claimed victory in the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E event, beating out a field of 773 and taking home $196,089 in cash. Best known for producing some of Nirvana’s most iconic albums, Albini took home his first bracelet in 2018.
- Daniel Zack becomes first player to win two bracelets at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas
Poker professional, Daniel Zack, became the first player to take home two 2022 WSOP bracelets in Las Vegas. Zack won his second-ever WSOP bracelet during a seven-hour heads up earlier this month before earning his third bracelet during Event #40: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship this week.
- Yuliyan Kolev wins his second gold bracelet in Event #37: $1,5000 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold’em
Seven months ago, Bulgarian Yuliyan Kolev took home his first online bracelet. Now he’s accomplished this feat in-person beating a field full of bracelet winners on Wednesday night, taking home his first live bracelet and claiming a whopping $1,125,141 in winnings.
What To Look Forward To
- Sunday, June 26 – Event #54: $500 SALUTE to Warriors – No-Limit Hold’em
One of the WSOP’s charity-focused events, proceeds will be donated to the USO and other veteran organizations
- Sunday, June 26 – Event #55: $1,000 TAG TEAM No-Limit Hold’em
Teams of two players must register and compete together for a chance at a prestigious gold bracelet in a team format
- Monday, June 27 – Event #57: $600 Deepstack Championship No-Limit Hold’em
Bigger blinds and bigger stacks are the name of the game as competitors face off in a high stakes game for a chance at a gold bracelet
- Wednesday, June 29 – Event #61: $1,000 LADIES No-Limit Hold’em Championship
Female competitors will compete in a women-only $1,000 buy-in tournament for a chance at a gold bracelet
Upcoming WSOP live streams on PokerGO
- Saturday, June 25 – Event #50: $250,000 Super High Roller
- Monday, June 27 – Event #51: $400 COLOSSOS
- Tuesday, June 28 – Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team
- Thursday, June 30 – Event #60: $50,000 Poker Players Championship
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