2019 WSOP Day 12: O’Dell Wins Third Bracelet

2019 WSOP Day 12: O’Dell Wins Third Bracelet

After four tournaments found their champions on Saturday at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker, the action was comparatively calmer on the last day of the weekend, finding just two winners, one in Frankie O’Dell at the Rio and another online.

On Sunday, June 9, this is what happened.

Event 18:  $10K Omaha Hi-Lo 8-or-Better – Final

Total entries: 183

Prize pool:  $1,720,200

Players paid:  28

Final table payouts:

1st place:  Frankie O’Dell (USA) – $443,641

2nd place:  Owais Ahmed (USA) – $274,192

3rd place:  Robert Mizrachi (USA) – $194,850

4th place:  Nick Guagenti (USA) – $140,522

5th place:  Robert Campbell (Australia) – $102,868

6th place:  Jake Schwartz (USA) – $76,456

7th place:  David Benyamine (France) – $57,709

8th place:  Edmond Vartughian (USA) – $44,245

9th place:  Shaun Deeb (USA) – $34,467

Event 19:  $1,500 NLHE Millionaire Maker – Day 2 of 6

Total entries: 8,809

Prize pool:  $11,892,150

Players paid:  1,322

Minimum payout:  $2,249

Winner payout:  $1,344,930

Day 2 players remaining:  309

Chip leader:  Sam Cosby (USA) – 3,023,000 chips

Day 3 starting time:  12noon

Event 20:  $1,500 Seven-Card Stud – Day 3 of 4

Total entries: 285

Prize pool:  $384,750

Players paid:  43

Minimum payout:  $2,262

Winner payout:  $93,766

Day 3 players remaining:  6

Final table chip counts:

Eli Elezra (USA) – 1,221,000 chips

Anthony Zinno (USA) – 1,219,000 chips

Valentin Vornicu (USA) – 262,000 chips

Rep Porter (USA) – 61,000 chips

Phonthep Thiptinnakon (USA) – 60,000 chips

David Singer (USA) – 30,000 chips

Final table payouts thus far:

7th place:  Joshua Mountain (USA) – $10,920

8th place:  Scott Seiver (USA) – $8,337

Day 4 starting time: 12noon

Event 21:  $10K NL 2-7 Lowball Draw – Day 2 of 3

Total entries: 91

Prize pool:  $855,400

Players paid:  14

Minimum payout:  $15,167

Winner payout:  $253,817

Day 2 players remaining:  7

Final table chip counts:

Jean-Robert Bellande (USA) – 1,231,000 chips

Prahlad Friedman (USA) – 1,019,000 chips

Paul Volpe (USA) – 938,000 chips

Darren Elias (USA) – 887,000 chips

Jim Bechtel (USA) – 665,000 chips

Pedro Bromfman (Brazil) – 395,000 chips

Vince Musso (USA) – 360,000 chips

Final table payouts thus far:

Galen Hall (USA) – $24,232

Day 3 starting time: 12noon

Event 22:  $1K Double Stack NLHE – Day 1 of 2

Total entries:  3,253

Prize pool:  $2,927,700

Players paid:  488

Minimum payout:  $1,501

Winner payout:  $420,693

Day 1 players remaining:  430

Chip leader:  Ivan Uzunov (Bulgaria) – 1,912,000 chips

Day 2 starting time:  12noon

Event 23:  $1,500 Eight-Game Mix – Day 1 of 4

Total entries:  612

Prize pool:  $826,200

Players paid:  92

Minimum payout:  $2,257

Winner payout:  $177,294

Day 1 players remaining:  225

Chip leader:  Aleksandr Gofman (Russian Federation) – 95,800 chips

Day 2 starting time:  2pm

Event 24:  $600 WSOP.com Online PLO 6-Handed – Final

Total entries:  1,216

Prize pool:  $656,640

Players paid:  99

Minimum payout:  $1,642

Final table payouts:

1st place:  Josh “loofa” Pollock (USA) – $139,740

2nd place:  Jason “TheBigGift” Gooch (USA) – $85,560

3rd place:  Jared “jebronlamers1” Bleznick (USA) – $59,163

4th place:  Martin “nathroomLine” Zamani (USA) – $41,565

5th place:  Phil “HeyGuys” Galfond (USA) – $29,680

6th place:  Chris “babycow” Back (Canada) – $21,538

7th place:  Jack “FlushStr8ted” Shea (USA) – $15,956

Notable Information

The only winner of a WSOP gold bracelet at the Rio on Sunday was Frankie O’Dell, a longtime poker pro who picked up his third bracelet. All have been in Omaha-8.

O’Dell commented on a tough final table, “It was a war because you had warriors in there … Then you’ve got me: old school poker.” He said he had the opportunity to win and took it. “I had chips, we had the best Omaha players in the world in this tournament, and I ended up on top.

The win was dedicated to his daughter and her newborn son.


About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including PokerStars.com and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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