2014 WSOP Events 26-30: Andrew Rennhack, Tommy Hang, Alex Bilokur, Pierre Milan & Calvin Anderson take home their 1st bracelet

The WSOP 2014 bracelet consecutively goes to first time winners in events 26,27,28,29 and 30.

Andrew Rennhack winning Event 26
Andrew Rennhack wins Event 26

Event 26: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
Andrew Rennhack wins his first bracelet by defeating Michael Katz, taking home the tittle and $408,953. Rennhack conquered his way through 1,594 entrants to win his first bracelet. After nearly 10 hours of poker on the final day, Rennhack battled 12 players including poker pro Dan Smith, Ryan Welch and Tony Gargano to name a few.

Here are the final table results from the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event:
1st: Andrew Rennhack- $408,953
2nd: Michael Katz- $252,826
3rd: Tony Gargano- $166,384
4th: Ryan Welch- $119,946
5th: Reed Goodmiller- $87,797
6th: Heinz Kamutzki- $65,202
7th: Geremy Eiland- $49,106
8th: Eric Rappaport- $37,486
9th: Dan Smith- $28,926

Tommy Hang winning Event 27
Tommy Hang wins Event 27

Event #27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E.
Tommy Hang was the final winner in Event #27 winning his first WSOP bracelet and the first prize money of $230,744. Hang denied Jim Collopy his second WSOP bracelet, placing him in second place. Hang overcame 743 entrants to earn the bracelet. The final day began with 15 players including Dutch Boyd hoping for his third WSOP bracelet and David “ODB” Baker attempting to win his second.

Here are the final table results from the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E event:
1st: Tommy Hang- $230,744
2nd: Jim Collopy- $142,533
3rd: Kristan Lord- $96,894
4th: Brandon Guss- $67435
5th: Joe Villella- $47,905
6th: Chris George- $34,725
7th: Stewart Yancik- $25,668
8th: David “ODB” Baker- $19,338

Alex Bilokur winning Event 28
Alex Bilokur wins Event 28

Event #28: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em Championship
Alex Bilokur from Russia turned a nine-to-chip deficit into $398,567 and his first WSOP bracelet. Bilokur who already has an impressive tournament cash wins of nearly $3 million including the tittle of 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller champ, adds the WSOP bracelet to his list of achievements. The final day began with 10 players, including three-time WSOP final table participant Chino Rheem, two-time WSOP final table participant Dan Shak, and WSOP bracelet winners Todd Brunson and Barny Boatman.

Here are the final table results from the $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em Championship event:
1st: Alex Bilokur- $398,567
2nd: Matt O’Donnell- $246,310
3rd: Alexander Venovski- $178,434
4th: Chino Rheem- $131,705
5th: Ismael Bojang- $98,978
6th: Todd Brunson- $75,681
7th: Pratyush Buddiga- $58,851
8th: Richard Lyndaker- $46,533
9th: Barny Boatman- $37,389

Pierre Milan winning Event 29
Pierre Milan wins Event 29

Event 29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em
The Frenchman, Pierre Milan, took home the $536,768 first-place prize and his first gold bracelet in event #29, topping a field of 1,165 players after a grueling 3 days. Milan defeated the Canadian Justin Oliver, who interestingly had won the 2013 WSOP Event #38 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Four Handed for $309,071 and gave his bracelet to his dad for Father’s Day. However, this year, Oliver was denied his second bracelet. Day 3 saw final 20 players return including, Sam Cohen and British pro Daniel Laming.

Here are the final table results from the $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em event:
1st: Pierre Milan- $536,768
2nd: Justin Oliver- $332,198
3rd: Matt Salsberg- $207,842
4th: Thad McNulty- $150,859
5th: Barry Hutter- $111,368
6th: Jamie Armstrong- $83,486
7th: Andy Phan- $63,502
8th: Daniel Laming- $48,952
9th: Sam Cohen- $38,244

Calvin Anderson winning Event 30
Calvin Anderson wins Event 30

Event 30: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low

Adding the first WSOP bracelet to his resume is Calvin Anderson, pocketing $190,539 and defeating a total field of 588 players including fellow American pro Joe Tehan in the heads up match. Anderson was ranked as the top online tournament player in the world as recently as last November according to PocketFives.com. Anderson started the final day as second in chips which eventually helped him eliminate 12 other players including Eric Kurtzman, the chip leader and six-time WSOP bracelet winner Ted Forrest.

Here are the final table results from the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low event:
1st: Calvin Anderson- $190,538
2nd: Joe Tehan- $118,014
3rd: Eric Kurtzman- $79,800
4th: Levon Torosyan- $55,319
5th: Melissa Burr- $39,181
6th: Sanjay Pandya- $28,346
7th: Jimmy Fricke– $20,932
8th: John Myung- $15,772