Phil Ivey Moves Into Tie With Johnny Moss With His Ninth BraceletPublished on April 10th, 2013 1:19 pm EST
Phil Ivey won Event #3 ($2,200 Mixed Event) of the WSOP Asia Pacific earlier today to capture the ninth World Series of Poker bracelet of his career.
With his victory, Ivey moves into a tie with Johnny Moss on the all-time bracelet list. The top of that list now looks like this:
Phil Hellmuth - 13 Bracelets
Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan - 10 Bracelets
Johnny Moss, Phil Ivey - 9 Bracelets
Erik Seidel - 8 Bracelets
Ivey had some work to do to win his ninth bracelet, as second place finisher Brandon Wong pushed Phil to the limit. In the end, Ivey was able to triumph, taking home the coveted bracelet and $51,840 in the process.
Here is how the final table ended up finishing out:
1. Phil Ivey, $51,840
2. Brandon Wong, $32,039
3. Graeme Putt, $22,427
4. Daniel Negreanu, $16,336
5. Rob Campbell, $12,020
6. Kevin Song, $8,978
Here are some of the Twitter reactions to Ivey's win:
Daniel Negreanu - "Congrats to Phil Ivey on his 9th bracelet. He is simply the best poker player in the world and has been for a long time. Bravo."
Phil Hellmuth - "Congrats to @philivey? for winning WSOP Bracelet #9 & to @RealKidPoker for making another WSOP Final Table! Now to Main Event at #WSOPAPAC"
Jonathan Duhamel - "Wow Congrats @philivey for that 9th bracelet, you are just a beast"
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