Carol Fuchs beats field of 357 people to finish in #1rst place for $127,735 (@WSOP) Event #52 Dealer’s-Choice (Mixed-Games $1,500 buy-in). Robert Mizrachi (2014 champion) places #3rd for $51,236. Mike Leah #27th for $3,445. Todd Brunson #32nd for $2,838.
2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP). Thursday, June 25th to Saturday, June 27th.
*Mixed Games includes : No limit texas hold’em, Omaha hold ’em (+ split hi/lo ‘8 or better’), Razz (poker), Seven-card stud, 5-card draw, 2-7 Draw, and Badugi.*
Gina Hecht, Winner of WPT Legends of Poker Omaha 8 or Better
Women have been dominating some of the biggest tournaments of the summer. The winning streak started at the 2015 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas when Carol Fuchs became the first female winner of an open event by winning the $1,500 Dealers Choice event on June 27. Fuchs, a screenwriter and film producer, topped a field of the best mixed game players in the world to win her first bracelet and the $127,735 first-place prize. The Dealers Choice is one of the toughest events in the entire series as it includes 18 different forms of poker.
Another notable achievement came on July 31 when Loni Hardwood won the 2015 WSOP National Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina. She took home the $341,599 first prize and her second gold bracelet. The final table included such notables as…
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