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Poker News: Eugene Katchalov First WSOP Bracelet

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jun/05/2011
Eugene Katchalov

Eugene Katchalov has his first World Series of Poker bracelet as Gambling911.com looks at the latest poker news

Eugene Katchalov won the 7 Card Stud Event number 5 at the 2011 World Series of Poker.  It is the native New Yorker’s first WSOP bracelet.  Katchalov cashed out $122,909.  He now has over $6.3 million in winnings on the live poker tournament scene to date with his biggest take at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Season 8.

“I can’t describe how happy I am to finally get the monkey off my back and finally win a WSOP bracelet,” he said.

He outlasted 355 players in the event. 

Here’s a look at the final results of Event #5:

1. Eugene Katchalov — $122,909
2. Alessio Isaia — $75,911
3. Eric Buchman — $48,961
4. Jonathan Spinks — $35,476
5. Dennis Paker — $26,083
6. Kai Landry — $19,456
7. Ali Eslami — $14,723
8. Vasili Lazarou — $11,301

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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