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WSOP Updates: Hellmuth Misses Lucky 13, Shulmans the First Family of Poker

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jun/19/2012
WSOP Updates:  Hellmuth Misses Lucky 13, Shulmans the First Family of Poker

Allyn Jaffrey Shulman bested Dennis Phillips at the Event #29: Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship.

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“I don’t think it’s hit me yet,” Shulman told Card Player Magazine.  She is the wife of Card Player owner Barry Shulman. “I feel so humbled by the whole experience that I don’t even know what to think. I have to process this for a little [while].”

With her victory, Shulman becomes the first woman to win a mixed-gender WSOP event since Vanessa Selbst in 2008.

Shulman won $603,713 for her first place victory while Phillips pocketed $372,895 as the runner up. 

The Shulman clan, which includes son Jeff, have enjoyed great success on the live poker circuit overall.   Gambling911.com has profiled a series of exotic cruises taken by Barry and Allyn Jaffrey

David Bakes Baker won Event #32: H.O.R.S.E. with Phil Hellmuth nearly closing in on that lucky number 13 WSOP bracelet, finishing instead in 4th place. 

Carter Phillips has his second World Series of Poker bracelet after winning the  $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em.  Phillips managed to beat 2009 Main Event winner Joe Cada heads up.  Cada would have become the first Main Event champion in the post-Moneymaker era to win a follow-up bracelet had he held on to beat Phillips.

Phillips earned $664,130 for the victory. 

Elsewhere, Timothy Adams of Canada went on to win Event #28: No-Limit Hold'em / Four Handed.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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