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Ian Johns wins second WSOP-bracelet this year in $10K Limit Hold'em Championship

Ian Johns wins second WSOP bracelet this year in 10K Limit Hold'em Championship

This WSOP, pretty much all eyes are on Jason Mercier, who won two bracelets and finished runner-up in another one. He's not the only player anymore to take two tournaments down during the Series, Ian Johns won the $10K Limit Hold'em Championship for $290,635 after winning the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. ten days earlier for $212,604.



110 players entered the tournament, all hunting down the bracelet and prize money. At the official final table of nine, the chipcounts were as follows.




Seat 1

David Chiu

585.000 (20 BB)

Seat 2

Brian Rast

776.000 (26 BB)

Seat 3

Alexander Balynskiy

747.000 (25 BB)

Seat 4

Sean Berrios

657.000 (22 BB)

Seat 5

Jeff Thompson

1.024.000 (34 BB)

Seat 6

Brock Parker

284.000 (9 BB)

Seat 7

Anh Van Nguyen

295.000 (10 BB)

Seat 8

Bill Chen

305.000 (10 BB)

Seat 9

Ian Johns

838.000 (28 BB)



Some noteable names at the final table, such as Brian Rast and writher of 'The Mathematics of Poker' Bill Chen.

Both of these players weren't able to seal the deal, finishing 8th and 6th respectively. After a long night of exchanging chips, Ian Johns and Sean Berrios reached the heads-up play with almost even stacks.



Johns grapped a lot of chips early with on where he had value on every street. Berrios had a nice comeback, but eventually couldn't prevent Johns from winning his second bracelet this year. Berrios' last chips were in the middle with on the turn, on a board of , but he was way behind against Johns' . After the river was dealt, Johns bracelet was secured.


These were the results of the final table:





Ian Johns



Sean Berrios



Alexander Balynskiy



David Chiu



Jeff Thompson



Bill Chen



Brock Parker



Brian Rast



Anh Van Nguyen