Joe McKeehen Wins 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event

Joe McKeehen Wins 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event

In this story:  Pennsylvania poker pro Joe McKeehen won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) - he topped a field of 6,420 players to earn his first career bracelet and the $7,683,346 first-place prize. McKeehen won with an ace-10 and got lucky when the community cards revealed a second ten, ensuring his victory in a face-off with Joshua Beckley of...

Pennsylvania poker pro Joe McKeehen won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) – he topped a field of 6,420 players to earn his first career bracelet and the $7,683,346 first-place prize.

McKeehen won with an ace-10 and got lucky when the community cards revealed a second ten, ensuring his victory in a face-off with Joshua Beckley of New Jersey who went all in with a pair of fours.

World Series of Poker tournament events began in May and continued for 51 days with 68 events, culminating with the annual main event. It’s a grueling multiday poker marathon that whittled down the competition from 6,420 entries at $10,000 each to nine players, all already guaranteed at least $1 million each.

Here’s a look at the final table results.

Finish  Player Name                      Prize               
1Joe McKeehen$7,683,346
2Josh Beckley$4,470,896
3Neil Blumenfield$3,398,298
4Max Steinberg$2,615,361
5Ofer Zvi Stern$1,911,423
6Tom Cannuli$1,426,283
7Pierre Neuville$1,203,293
8Federico Butteroni$1,097,056
9Patrick Chan$1,001,020

 

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