Panayote Vilandos WSOP Win

PokerPanayote Vilandos, the professional poker player from Texas has succeeded in topping all of his previous cash outs in WSOP NLHE events this last weekend. He has won event #50 which was a five thousand buy in No Limit Hold’em event.

This secured him his 2nd WSOP bracelet and a total sum of 952,694 dollars. His first bracelet was won back in 2009 in a 1,500 buy in event in NLHE which had 2,506 participants, as for this event it attracted a total sum of 1,001 participants. The competition in this event was very rough and it took the event one extra day in order to finish. This final day had Panayote Vilandos competing against Dan Smith and Kyle Julius at level 31 in the final table.

Panayote Vilandos didn’t have a strong start as he had the lowest chip count at the start but he was able to eliminate his two rivals by level thirty three to be the winner and claim his bracelet and the paycheck.

Dan Smith went home with 368,943 dollars and Kyle Julius went home with the second place pay check of 589,687 dollars. Before they were only three on the final table, it had big names such as Tommy Vedes who cashed out 86,896 dollars, Amir Lehavot who cached out 67,889 dollars, Matt Giannetti who cashed out 112,725 and Kevin Schulz who cashed out 267,792 dollars.

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