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Paul Volpe Got His First Bracelet Beating Daniel Negreanu Heads-Up

Posted 24 days 2 hours ago by FloatingFish

The 2014 World Series of Poker Event #13: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship brought us the toughest final tables so far in the series.

Only 87 top notch players payed the $10,000 entry fee, but thanks to the friendly structure it took 2 days to get to the final table. At the beginning of the 3rd and last day, two well-known Team PokerStars Pros aspired to extend their bracelet collection, but both Jason Mercier and Daniel Negreanu got denied by Paul Volpe after all.

Volpe began heads up play with a strong lead over Negreanu and KidPoker was never quite able to gain any footing. Volpe never relinquished his chip lead over the 85-hand heads up match, and beat his opponent in a convincing fashion.

Final table chip counts

Player Country Chips
Paul Volpe US 783,000
Jason Mercier US 469,000
Daniel Negreanu CA 426,000
Brian Rast US 398,000
Larry Wright US 203,000
John Monnette US 169,000
Abe Mosseri US 162,000

Final results

Position Player Prize
1 Paul Volpe $253,524
2 Daniel Negreanu $156,674
3 Jason Mercier $99,313
4 Brian Rast $67,264
5 Larry Wright $47,792
6 John Monnette $35,549
7 Abe Mosseri $27,633

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