Friday June 7, 2019 at 2:24 pm

We have a couple more first-time bracelet winners from the 2019 WSOP. Daniel Strelitz won his first bracelet when he faded a field of 400 runners in Event #11 $5,000 NL. Strelitz banked $442,385 for first place. Maria Ho finished in fifth place. Over in Event #13 $1,500 NL Deuce-to-Seven Lowball Draw, Israel's Yuval Bronshtein won his first bling and banked $96,278.

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Another day, another two bracelet winners. While the Big 50 is playing down to its final table, a couple of other events declared champions including Event #11 $5,000 NL and Event #13 $1,500 NL Deuce-to-Seven Lowball Draw. The 5K NL is also a fun event but it's one of those rare WSOP tournaments that is stacked with premier pros and very few low-fi donks. When you win a 5K at the Rio, you truly earn every cent because you bested a shark-infested field. Fitting that Daniel Strelitz finally won his first bracelet by shipping the 5K NL.

Oh, and then there's Yuval Bronshtein. Things were a little shaky in his world and he was about to give up full-time poker and get a job in the square world as a financial advisor. Ah, just when you want to get away, they pull you back in! Alas, Yuval Bronshtein took down the Lowball bracelet.

The 2019 WSOP Event #11 $5,000 NL attracted 400 runners and a prize pool worth $1.86 million. Only the top 60 places paid out.

The final table included Daniel Strelitz, Shannon Shorr, Ognjen Sekularac, Ali Imsirovic, Maria Ho, Arsenii Karmatckii, Maria Mcalpin, Pauli Ayras, and Michael O'Grady.

Maria Mcalpin busted in seventh place. Russia's Arsenii Karmatckii hit the bricks in sixth place. Maria Ho's run ended in fifth place.

Ali Imsirovic went deep in another big event, but he couldn't do better than fourth place. He cashed for low-six figures for $129K.

Serbia's Ognjen Sekularac busted in third place, which set up the heads-up battle between Shannon Shorr and Dan Strelitz.

When the dust settled, Shorr hit the road in second place. For a runner-up finish, Shorr banked $273K. Not too shabby for a runner-up score, eh?

Daniel Strelitz won his first-ever bling and he banked $442,385 for his bracelet victory.

Randall Emmett bubbled the final table in tenth place. Other notables who went deep and cashed in 2019 WSOP Event #11 $,5000 NL included... Emile Schiff, Simon Deadman, Anthony Zinno, Brett Bader, Taylor Hart, Jeremy Asmus, Niall Farrell, Ben Heath, Johan Schumacher, Chris Frank, Dong Chen, Jason Koon, Faraz Jaka, Andres Eiler, Toby Lewis, Eli Ross, Lucky Chewy, Adrian Mateos, Dan Park, and Farid Jattin.

Meanwhile, over in Event #13 $1,500 NL Deuce-to-Seven Lowball Draw, Yuval Bronshtein took down his first bracelet. He outlasted a field of 296 players to win $96,278. His final table included Ajay Chabra, Jerry Wong, Steve Tabb, Mike Sortino, Bjorn Geissert, and Craig Chait.

Israeli pro Bronshtein came from behind to win the bling. He trailed 2-to-1 at one point in heads up before he stormed back to win. It took ten final tables to finally got the distance, but Bronshtein went the distance.

2019 WSOP - Event #11 $5,000 NL

Entrants: 400

Prize Pool: $1,860,000

Payouts: 60

 

Final Table Results:

1. Daniel Strelitz (USA) $442,385

2. Shannon Shorr (USA) $273,416

3. Ognjen Sekularac (Serbia) $186,050

4. Ali Imsirovic (USA) $129,018

5. Maria Ho (USA) $91,211

6. Arsenii Karmatckii (Russia) $65,764

7. Maria Mcalpin (USA) $48,377

8. Pauli Ayras (Finland) $36,323

9. Michael O'Grady (Australia) $27,878

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