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(pokernews.com) – Mike Gorodinsky won poker’s most prestigious title early Friday morning, taking down the 2015 World Series of Poker’s $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship, the “David ‘Chip’ Reese Memorial Trophy that comes with it and his second WSOP bracelet.
The 10-game mixed event indeed began five days ago with 84 of the world’s best players entering by the time registration closed. Thursday, David “ODB” Baker came into the final table of six with the chip lead, but Bellande climbed up close by busting Dan Kelly sixth with a ten-badugi over Kelly’s queen-badugi.
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Gorodinsky won his first WSOP bracelet in the 2013 WSOP $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lowevent and he’s been running great all summer in the chase for his second, having already posted a third-place finish in the $5,000 Six-Max No-Limit Hold’em, ninth in the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Championship, and a second-place finish in the $10,000 Razz Championship to 14-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth.
$50,000 Poker Players’ Championship Final Table Results
|1||Mike Gorodinsky||St. Louis, MO||$1,270,086|
|2||Jean-Robert Bellande||Las Vegas, NV||$784,828|
|3||David “ODB” Baker||Katy, TX||$514,926|
|4||Ben Sulsky||Brewster, Ma||$353,928|
|5||Chris Klodnicki||Philadelphia, PA||$251,314|
|6||Dan Kelly||Potomac, MD||$184,222|
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