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Doug Polk defeated Elky heads-up to win the 2017 WSOP High Roller for One Drop. The $111,111 buy-in event had a prize pool worth $13.7 million. Doug Polk won approximately $3.6M for first place. Polk picked up his third total bracelet. In Event #7 $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball, Jesse Martin won his second overall bracelet when he bested a field of 225 lowball enthusiasts.

Two more bracelets. Two more champions. Jesse Martin won his second-career bracelet with a victory in Event #7 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball. In the $111,111 One Drop High Roller, Doug Polk defeated Elky heads-up for the title and a mountain of cash worth $3.6M. This marks a third win for Polk.

Event #6 - $111,111 ONE DROP HIGH ROLLER - Final Table

Doug Polk wins 3rd

Doug Polk is $3,686,865 richer after he shipped the 2017 One Drop High Roller. Polk outlasted 130 high rollers. Elky tried to go wire-to-wire, but Polk thwarted a win. Polk outlasted a final table that included Martin Jacobson, Dario Sammartino, Chris Moore, Andrew Robl, Rainer Kempe, Michael Kamran, and Haralabos Voulgaris.

Haralabob came into the final table as the short stack, but he managed to stay out of trouble early on. Haralabob eventually busted in fourth place. WSOP Main Event champ Martin Jacobson finished in sixth place.

Phil Hellmuth bubbled the final table in tenth place. Other notables who cashed... Antonio Esfandiari, Charlie Carrell, Byron Kaverman, Igor Kurganov, Scott Seiver, Dan Colman, Nick Petrangleo, and Connor Drinan.

Polk previously won bracelets in Turbo NL (2014) and Tag Team (2016 with teammate Ryan Fee). This win push Polk over $8.8M in career earnings.

2017 WSOP Event #6 - $111,111 HIGH ROLLER ONE DROP

Buy-in: $111,111

Entrants: 130

Prize Pool: $13,722,150

Payouts: 20

 

Final Table Payouts:

1. Doug Polk (USA) $3,686,865

2. Bertrand Grospellier (France) $2,278,657

3. Dario Sammartino (Italy) $1,608,295

4. Haralabos Voulgaris (USA) $1,158,883

5. Chris Moore (USA) $852,885

6. Martin Jacobson (Sweden) $641,382

7. Rainer Kempe (Germany) $493,089

8. Andrew Robl (USA) $387,732

9. Michael Kamran (USA) $312,006

Event #7 $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball - Final Results

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Jesse Martin collected his second-career bracelet with a victory in $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball. This event rotated three lowball variants A-5, 2-7, and Badugi.

Martin defeated Aussie pro Andy McLeod a.k.a. James Obst for the victory. Their match last roughly an hour before Martin pulled away with the win. Sweden's godfather of poker, Chris Bjorin, made a deep run with a third-place finish.

Notables who cashed in this event included... Barry Greenstein, Jake Schwartz, Ryan Hughes, Ian Johns, Eric Wasserson, Lyle Berman, Martin Staszko, Naoya Kihara, Roland Israelashvili, Carol Fuchs, and ODB Baker.

2017 WSOP Event #7 - $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball

Entrants: 225

Prize Pool: $506,250

Payouts: 34

 

Final Table Results:

1. Jesse Martin (USA) $130,948

2. James Obst (Australia) $80,922

3. Chris Bjorin (Sweden) $52,761

4. Brant Hale (USA) $35,349

5. Jared Bleznick (USA) $24,356

6. Terry Jennings (USA) $17,272

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