2005 World Series of Poker Tournaments 21 to 30

Home
WSOP Tournament Circuit
Events 1 to 10
Events 11 to 20
Events 21 to 30
Events 31 to 40
Events 41 to 45
2009 World Series of Poker
WSOP Archives



2005 World Series of Poker Tournaments 21 to 30 herald the midway mark of the competition being watched around the world. As the events are played, come back often to find out who the tournament bracelets were given to plus how much money they won. We will also provide additional resources for you to look at related to each tournament. Continue to visit us for updates.

2005 World Series of Poker Tournament
Events 21 to 30

Event 21 June 21 - Omaha High-Low Split
Todd Brunson, son of Doyle Brunson became the winner of Event #21 capturing a WSOP bracelet and $255,945. This is another one for the WSOP record books as it marks the first time a father and son have both won WSOP bracelets! 359 players entered the event and the prize pool was $825,700.

  • #1 Todd Brunson -- $255,945
  • #2 Allen Kessler -- $132,110
  • #3 Tommy Fischer -- $66,055
  • #4 Manelic Minaya -- $57,800
  • #5 Larry Reynolds -- $49,540
  • #6 Allyn Shulman -- $41,285
  • #7 Glenn Cozen -- $33,030
  • #8 Ben Lang -- $24,770
  • #9 Nat Koe -- $16,515

Event 22 June 22 - No-Limit Hold'Em
Mark Seif who plays at AbsolutePoker.com, wins his 2nd WSOP bracelet in a week along with $611,145. The action was so hot that after one hand between Mark Seif, Minh Nguyen and Bill Gazes, the tournament director Johnny Grooms stated that he had seen one of the most exciting hands in WSOP history! With 2,013 players entering this tournament, a prize pool of $2,777,940 was created.

  • #1 Mark Seif -- $611,145
  • #2 Minh Nguyen -- $329,975
  • #3 Bill Gazes -- $202,790
  • #4 Webber Kang -- $175,010
  • #5 Peter Lee -- $147,230
  • #6 Greg Raymer -- $119,450
  • #7 James Carter -- $91,670
  • #8 Steve Rassi -- $63,895
  • #9 David "Devilfish" Ulliott -- $47,225

Event 23 June 22 - Seven Card Stud
Jan Sorenson from Denmark received the coveted gold WSOP bracelet and $293,275 after winning the heads up battle with Keith Sexton at the final table. 192 players entered this tournament creating a prize pool of $902,400.

  • #1 Jan Sorensen -- $293,275
  • #2 Keith Sexton -- $162,430
  • #3 Chip Jett -- $99,265
  • #4 John Phan -- $72,190
  • #5 Joe Awada -- $58,655
  • #6 Steve Diano -- $45,120
  • #7 Gerard Rechnitzer -- $36,095
  • #8 Tom McCormick -- $27,070

Event 24 June 24 - No Limit Hold'Em
Farzad Bonyadi has won Event #24 taking home $594,960 and a gold bracelet. Farzad tasted victory when his Kc 6h won out over Lars Bonding's Qs 10s after the board showed K 3h 2h 10h 8h giving him the flush and the victory. This event had 1,056 players and a prize pool of $2,428,800.

  • #1 Farzad Bonyadi -- $594,960
  • #2 Lars Bonding -- $317,625
  • #3 Glynn Beebe -- $194,305
  • #4 Robert Doyle -- $170,015
  • #5 Mayen Grigorian -- $145,730
  • #6 Joe Zappia -- $121,440
  • #7 Jason Tate -- $97,150
  • #8 K.J. Jordan -- $72,865
  • #9 Larry Watson -- $48,575

Event 25 June 25 - Pot-Limit Hold'Em
Johnny Chan has won his 10th WSOP gold bracelet as the winner of Event #25, and in doing so broke a long standing 3 way tie he was in with Doyle Brunson and Phil Hellmuth Jr. setting a new WSOP record. 425 players entered the event and the prize pool was up to $977,500.

  • #1 Johnny Chan -- $303,025
  • #2 Phil Laak -- $156,400
  • #3 Richard Osborne -- $78,200
  • #4 Frank Kassela -- $68,425
  • #5 Jerri Thomas -- $58,650
  • #6 Tony Hartmann -- $48,875
  • #7 Richard Harrich -- $39,100
  • #8 Ashok Surapaneni -- $29,325
  • #9 Humberto Brenes -- $19,550
  • #10 Ivo Donev -- $11,730

Event 26 June 26 - Ladies No-Limit Hold'Em
The action continued for this event to completion and actress Jennifer Tilly won a WSOP bracelet! Jennifer saw victory when her As 7c won out over Ann Lee's Kc Js once the board showed 10d 6c 5c 8d 4h which gave her the straight and the win. 601 ladies total entered Event #26 for their part of a $546,910 prize pool. She became the first Hollywood celebrity to win a gold bracelet in the this year's World Series of Poker. Expect no less from the girlfriend of Phil "Unabomber" Laak.

  • #1 Jennifer Tilly -- $158,335
  • #2 Ann Le -- $83,540
  • #3 Carolyn Ancheta -- $43,680
  • #4 Cecelia Mortensen -- $38,220
  • #5 Angel Wood -- $32,760
  • #6 Teresa Chang -- $27,300

Event 27 June 26 - Pot Limit Omaha with Rebuys
Phil Ivey earns his 5th WSOP gold bracelet by winning against Robert Williamson III who made his 3rd time being at the final table in this event in as many years. In a bizzare twist, Richard St Peter was able to play at the final table, but earned nothing when he left in 10th place because with 134 entrants only the top 9 would be in the money. 134 players entered this event and the prize pool was $1,765,568.

  • #1 Phil Ivey -- $630,685
  • #2 Robert Williamson III -- $350,380
  • #3 Davood Mehrmand -- $192,710
  • #4 Allen Cunningham -- $140,150
  • #5 Surinder Sunar -- $122,635
  • #6 Sigi Stockinger -- $105,115
  • #7 Eduard Scharf -- $87,595
  • #8 Phil Hellmuth -- $70,075
  • #9 Claude Cohen -- $52,555
  • #10 Richard St Peter -- none!

Event 28 June 27 - Limit Hold'em
Dan Schmiech is the Event #28 WSOP champion being the victor in a heads up with Gabe Kaplan at the final table. The winning hand came when Dan's 10 6 won out over Gabe's Q 3 after the board showed 10c 6h 4h Qc Js. That gave Dan two pair and the win. 269 players entered the event for the lion's share of a $1,264,300 prize pool.

  • #1 Dan Schmiech -- $404,585
  • #2 Gabe Kaplan -- $222,515
  • #3 James Kwon -- $113,785
  • #4 Annie Duke -- $88,500
  • #5 Joe Sebok -- $75,860
  • #6 Luke Neely -- $63,215
  • #7 Jeff Shulman -- $50,570
  • #8 Young Phan -- $37,930
  • #9 Greg Mueller -- $25,285

Event 29 June 28 - No Limit Hold'Em
Congratulations to Lawrence Gosney for winning Event #29. The winning hand came when Lawrence called an all-in move by Jarl Lindholt. Lawrence showed Ad Qd and Jarl showed 9c 8s. What came up from the dealer was Js 10d 5d 2s Kh which gave a straight and the win to Mr. Gosney. 1,072 players competed for part of a $1,972,480 prize pool.

  • #1 Lawrence Gosney -- $483,195
  • #2 Jarl Lindholt -- $258,000
  • #3 Hyung Ko -- $157,800
  • #4 Dustin Woolf -- $138,075
  • #5 J.C. Tran -- $118,350
  • #6 Tony Rila -- $98,625
  • #7 Alan Purdy -- $78,900
  • #8 Carlo Citrone -- $59,175
  • #9 Bjorn Isberg -- $39,450

Event 30 June 29 - Seven Card Razz
O'Neil Longson became this years winner of the Seven Card Razz. In what has been termed sometimes a confusing tournament to play in, Longson saw victory when his 9 high hand beat Bruno Fitoussi's 10 high hand. 291 players entered to compete for part of a $401,580 prize pool.

  • #1 O'Neil Longson -- $125,690
  • #2 Bruno Fitoussi -- $70,275
  • #3 Al "Sugar Bear" Barbieri -- $42,165
  • #4 Archie Karas -- $30,120
  • #5 Mike Wattel -- $24,900
  • #6 Mick Wernick -- $19,675
  • #7 Larry Cesareo -- $15,660
  • #8 Hassan Kamoei -- $11,245

Site Map