WSOP 2013 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event #52 won by Steve Sung

July 2, 2013 in 2013 WSOP news

 WSOP 2013 No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed Event #52 won by Steve SungSteve Sung won the WSOP 2013 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed $25,000 buy in event, one of the premiere events of the WSOP. Steve won over $1.2 million and a gold bracelet after beating Phil Galfond in heads up play.

18 players started the third and final day of the event and Christian Harder, Fabian Quoss, Marvin Rettenmaier, David “Bakes” Baker, Igor Kurganov and some others were eliminated early to reach the unofficial final table of seven. There Shannon Shorr lost to Galfond who had a biggest pair and left in 7th place.

In the final table Richard Lyndaker was the first to go in 6th place and was followed by Lehmanski in 5th place. Galfond who was the chip leader eliminated Chidwick after lunch with a set of 5′s and sent him to fourth place and $350,000 prize.

Sung was able to take away the chip lead from Galfond and Sterrn who was had the shortest stack moved all in with A-5 against Galfond with Q-Q. Stern didn’t improve his hand and left 3rd leaving Galfond and Sung battle for the championship.

In heads up play Galfond three-bet K-Q and Sung called with J-10. The flop was a brick and on the turn a 10 came giving Sung the victory. Galfond earned $744,841 for his second place achievement.

No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Event #52 results

Place Player Prize
1 Steve Sung  $1,205,324
2 Phil Galfond $744,841 
3 Dani Stern $509,473 
4 Stephen Chidwick $353,780  
5 Max Lehmanski $249,291 
6 Richard Lyndaker $178,261

 

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