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Hennigan wins Poker Players Championship, third WSOP bracelet

John Hennigan won the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship early Friday during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center. It was the third career gold bracelet for the renowned high-stakes cash-game player known as “Johnny World,” who earned more than $1.5 million.

German pro Danzer wins second bracelet at WSOP

This was expected to be the year of the Germans at the World Series of Poker, and so far the players from Deutschland have lived up to the hype. George Danzer became the first two-time bracelet winner at this year’s WSOP late Thursday at the Rio Convention Center.

Nitsche becomes youngest three-time winner at WSOP

Dominik Nitsche of Germany became the youngest three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner late Tuesday as he won the $1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold ’em tournament at the Rio Convention Center. Nitsche, 23, passed Phil Ivey as the youngest three-time champion.

Selbst wins third WSOP bracelet

Vanessa Selbst solidified her place as the best female poker player of all time, winning the $25,000 buy-in Mixed Max No-Limit Hold ’em event Friday during the 45th annual World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center.