Kristen Bicknell wins third career WSOP bracelet
Kristen Bicknell captured her first WSOP bracelet seven years ago in the $1 000 NLH Ladies Championships (Event #51) and added another $173 900 to her poker earnings. Three years later, she managed to replicate the success by winning the $1 500 No-Limit Hold'em Bounty (Event #46). Back then, Kristen received $ 290 700 for first place.
July 30 became a remarkable date for PartyPoker ambassador Kristen Bicknell as the girl succeeded in winning her third career WSOP bracelet. In addition to the gold trophy, she also received an impressive payout of $356 000.
It happened in the WSOP Event # 44 for $2 500, which collected 892 entries and a prize pool of $2 118 000. Upon the end of the tournament, Bicknell said that she was incredibly happy with that victory. The girl even ordered something from Uber Eats to have a great banquet to celebrate the third gold bracelet in her poker career.
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Many famous poker pros took part in the tournament. Mike MacDonald (86th place and $6 000), Linus Loeliger (80th place and $7 000), David Peters (59th place and $6 700), Mike Leah (49th place and $7 500), and Conor Beresford (30th place and $8 500) were lucky to enter the ITM zone of the event.
There was a sharp confrontation at the final table, but Kristen Bicknell and Brazilian player Belarmino Souza eventually made it to a heads-up battle. All Brazil was rooting for Souza, but Kristen turned out to be the strongest that day. After about half an hour, Bicknell emerged victorious, winning the coveted bracelet and the top prize money. The last hand was as follows: