England’s Chris Brammer Wins First WSOP Bracelet

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Chris Brammer of England has won the Event #45 of the 2017 World Series of Poker, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.  He takes home $527,555, besting a field of 505.

Brammer credited his own run-well at the final table more than anything else. “It's a turbo tournament," noted Brammer. “The blinds went up fairly quickly and that creates a lot of all-in action. I won pretty much all of them.

“I got a lot of good cards as well. I could shove into them, put pressure on them. I was dealt a lot of good hands.”

“I came reasonably close before,” Brammer added, referring to his fifth-place showing in Event #57 of the 2012 WSOP, Event #57, the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship. “That one hurt for a long time.”

Final Table Payouts (earned POY points in parentheses):

1st: Chris Brammer, $527,555 (195.3)

2nd: Jett Schencker, $326,051 (166.3)

3rd: Yevgeniy Timoshenko, $223,574 (146.7)

4th: Rui Ye, $156,022 (130.1)

5th: Tobias Ziegler, $110,845 (116.1)

6th: Oliver Weis, $80,196 (104.2)

7th: Michael Brinkenhoff, $59,107 (94.1)

8th: Alex Foxen, $44,395 (85.6)

9th: Diego Sanchez, $33,933 (78.3)

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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