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Cool Facts from Phil Hellmuth’s 14th WSOP Victory

by Jeremy Olson on June 9, 2015

Phil Hellmuth is fresh off winning his 14th-career WSOP gold bracelet. He took down the $10,000 Razz Championship at the 2015 WSOP to scoop bracelet #14 along with a $271,105 payday. Following his victory over the 109-player field, Hellmuth dedicated his big win to his friend and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg.

“I’m dedicating this. I lost a friend about a month ago, Dave Goldberg,” Hellmuth said, while addressing the Rio crowd. “I’m going to give this bracelet to his wife and kids. This is for Dave Goldberg. Goldy, I love you.”

Hellmuth has now run his career tournament winnings up to $18,557,286 and furthered his place in poker history. Speaking of which, let’s look at some facts about Hellmuth following his latest WSOP win.

Fact #1: Hellmuth has won a bracelet in 27% of the WSOP final tables that he’s reached (14 bracelets on 52 final tables).
Fact #2: The Poker Brat is fifth all time with 109 total WSOP cashes.
Fact #3: Hellmuth ranks number one in WSOP runner-up finishes with 10; so that makes 24 total first and second-place finishes.
Fact #4: The 50-year-old poker pro has never had more than a 5-year bracelet drought.
Fact #5: Hellmuth has beaten almost 6,200 opponents en route to his 14 WSOP victories.
Fact #6: He’s beaten an average field size of 443 players in his wins, showing that Hellmuth doesn’t only win against small fields.
Fact #7: He’s won both the WSOP Main Event and WSOP Europe Main Event.


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