With the WSOP 2015 November 9 in the bag, it’s now time to for a poker recap of everything that’s happened so far
Joe McKeehen vs Joshua Beckley
The WSOP 2015 was sealed in a coinflip with Joe having A-K again’st Joshua Beckley’s 44, Once Joe hit the flop it was pretty much a done deal – having a 91% chance of winning the final and top spot. Joe Beckley took home a whopping $7.683M in this mega poker event that started with a field of over 6400 players.
Before losing the hand, Joe had another epic hand and this time aginst Daniel Negreanu, with Negreanu eventually folding his A-K against Joe’s pocket aces.
So who are the top winners of the 2015 WSOP?
Joe Mcheenen $7,683,346
Joshua Beckley $4,470,896
Neil Blumenfield $3,398,298
Max Steinberg $2615361
Ofer Zvi $1,911,423
Tom Cannuil $1,426,283
Pierre Neuville $1,203,293
Federico Butteroni $1,097,056
Patrick Chan $1,001,020
Alexander Turyansky $756,897
bubble Exit: Daniel Negreanu
The winning hand saw Josh Beckley shove his stack all in for 19,400,000 with a pair of 4s, 4c, 4d going up against McKeehens’ Ah, 10D. Since you should never fold when you have AT in heads up and villian shoves, Joe had a prety easy decision and called pretty fast.
The flop was a Qs,10c, 5s giving Joe Mcheenen the impression that he’s in trouble, the turn brings a 5 of diamonds but it is the river card which is a Jack of clubs that clinched the win with a straight for Joe that beat out Beckley’s low pair
There are a handful of highlight moments in the WSOP 2015 that are actually pretty interesting poker scenarios that could really be interesting to watch. We suggest you take another look at some of the play of the November 9 in this tournament to improve yourself and your ability to read your opponents.
Joe McKeehen Poker Profifle
If you take a look at Mcheenen’s – you can see that the majority of his winnings have come from offline poker tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $1000 to $1500 with significant winnings each time. This should show us all how important it is to specialize, honing your skills in one field until you are rewarded for your efforts.
Similar to Mcheenen, we recommend that you focus on a single variation of poker, be very selective in the tables or tournaments you choose to join, and focus on maintaining a healthy bankroll and finding more places where you can win consistently and improve on your strengths.
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