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.
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: