WCOAP Day 9: Don Roberts Takes HORSE Bracelet

WCOAP Day 9: Don Roberts Takes HORSE Bracelet

Day 9 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker proved memorable for long term APAT favourite Don Roberts, who took his first title, winning gold in event #19 HORSE Championship.  Roberts, who had taken the silver medal in event #9 Stud Championship earlier in the week, showed incredible prowess across five poker disciplines to best a sold out field of 61 players to take this prestigious title.  George Clyde-Smith took the silver medal, while Adam Weir took bronze.

Elsewhere, day 1b of event #17 Main Event played out with 203 entrants making an overall field of 397.  49 players survived to Monday’s final day, with chipcounts as follows:

 

   First Name       Last Name       Chips   
   Sophocles    Charal    283300
   Raluca    224400
   Antonia    Smith    222400
   Nuno    Duarte    158000
   Fabian    Donovan    155900
   Andrew    Hepburn    155100
   Marco    Wouteo    148400
   Izabela    Ciborowska    147100
   Andrew    Hofer    145900
   Mounir    Menhai    141600
   Vincent    Eley    120600
   Michael    Porter    110300
   Sarah    Phillips    109900
   Erol    Taylan    95000
   Dionisio    Serrano    87400
   Jan    White    79200
   Stuart    Green    77500
   Joe    Car-Hill    75400
   Franciso    Vioque    72400
   Mecou    Goonengolphs    70000
   Rikky    Wingate    70000
   Leysen    Tom    69100
   Jozsef    Schnabl    66400
   Danny    T’Hort    65200
   Serciu    Bogionlupea    63000
   Paul    Fisher    61900
   Filo    Decock    61300
   Gagandeep    Naker    60900
   John    McGlynn    59000
   Chinthaka    Fernando    58700
   Matt    Hogger    58600
   Kashif    Shirali    57100
   Chis    Webber    52600
   Mike    Danteli    52600
   Alan    Ellis    52100
   John    Hird    48700
   John    Lanerton    45600
   Martim    Archie    44100
   Andrew    Back    42200
   William    Alexander    40500
   Stephen    Maynard    36900
   David    Wells    36600
   Mark    Lassman    36200
   James    Waddans    33900
   Anthony    Williams    30000
   Eric    27800
   Ceulenanans    Geert    22600
   James    Burke    19600
   Mark    Sanders    15600