Ernie Bohn Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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Ernest "Ernie" Bohn has defeated William Kohler to win the title in Event #40 of the 2017 World Series of Poker, $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better. He walked away with $173,228.

Bohn defeated Cincinnati's William Kohler whose runner-up effort here was worth $107,063.

Bohn said, "I made up my mind -- I play a lot of hi-lo tournaments -- that I'm going to play cautious, I'm not going to chase, and I'll play the best hands possible. It worked."

Big name pro Justin Bonomo finished 5th.

Final Table Payouts (earned POY points in parentheses):

1st: Ernie Bohn, $173,228 (164.7)

2nd: William Kohler, $107,063 (140.3)

3rd: Hal Rotholz, $74,200 (124.1)

4th: Tim Finne, $52,272 (110.4)

5th: Justin Bonomo, $37,441 (98.8)

6th: Max Pescatori, $27,275 (88.9)

7th: Shannon Petluck, $20,214 (80.5)

8th: Ted Forrest, $15,245 (73.3)

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