The WSOP Main Event is currently under way, so let’s get some housecleaning done and look at the last two tournaments before the Main Event.
Event #59, another $1,000 NLHE tournament, was won by Dominik Nitsche of Germany. The action ended a day earlier than expected, as the field shrunk (relatively) quickly from its original 4,620 players, and Nitsche ran through the final table competition. He entered the final table with a commanding chip lead and took control, never looking back until he secured the bracelet and over $650,000. This is Nitsche’s first bracelet, but he has been a force in international poker, with a Latin American Poker Tour title to his credit and cashes throughout Europe.
Event #60, the No Limit