WSOP 2022: Brazil’s Pedro Bromfman Wins Event #38: $10,000 2-7 Single Draw Championship To Claim His First Bracelet

Event #38: $10,000 2-7 Single Draw Championship of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2022 concluded with Brazil’s Pedro Bromfman emerging victorious. Bromfman overcame a star-studded field of 121 entrants to claim his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet and a top prize worth $294,616.

Bromfman came within striking distance of winning his first WSOP gold bracelet in 2019, placing sixth in the $10,000 no-limit deuce-to-seven single draw lowball event for the largest live tournament cash of his career at the time. Three years later, he found himself once again on the final table and this time he emerged victorious to win his dream bracelet. “I mean, it was always a dream, but it’s so tough to win one of these. The fields are amazing,” he said after his epic WSOP bracelet victory.

  • Total Entries: 121
  • Prizepool: $1,128,325
  • Places Paid: 19
  • Min Cash: $16,000

Running from 17th to  19th June, the event saw many big guns in action including Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Anthony Zinno, Darren Elias, and defending champion Farzad Bonyadi. The event created a prize pool of $1,128,325. After 3 days of action, the top 19 places were paid out and the min-cash stood at $16,000. Poker pro Jeremy Ausmus bubbled the event after exiting at the 20th place.

Maxx Coleman (19th for $16,000), three-time World Poker Tourchampion Chino Rheem (18th for $16,000), this year’s dealer’s choice championship winner Ben Diebold (16th for $17,500), and Jerry Wong (11th  for $25,026) were the big name players falling out before the final table of the event.

A total of 14 players made it to Day 3, with the top seven making it to the final table. Poker Hall of Fame inductee Eli Elezra was the first player to exit the FT in 7th place for $41,011.The next to fall out was the defending champion Bonyadi, who finished in 6th place for a paycheque of $53,687.

Brazil’s Yuri Dzivielevski went out for a payday of $71,315. Canadian player Alex Livingston was next to fall out as he exited in 4th place for $96,104. After Cary Katz exiting the tournament in 3rd place for $131,362, it came down to  the heads-up for the title between Bromfman and Scott Seiver.

Bromfman began the heads-up with 3,790,000  against Seiver ‘s 3,470,000. He was was able to extend his advantage and eventually beat four-time WSOP bracelet winner Scott Seiver in the battle to clinch the title. Seiver was denied his fifth bracelet as he settled for the runner-up $182,086 prize. 

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. Pedro Bromfman – $294,616
  2. Scott Seiver – $182,086
  3. Cary Katz – $131,362
  4. Alex Livingston – $96,104
  5. Yuri Dzivielevski – $71,315
  6. Farzad Bonyadi – $53,687
  7. Eli Elezra – $41,011