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Event #56, $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Six-Handed, Final Results

Official Report
Event #56
Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em
Buy-In: $5,000
Number of Entries: 928
Total Net Prize Pool: $4,361,600
Number of Places Paid: 90
First Place Prize: $1,003,218
June 30-July 2, 2009

Event Headlines

1. Matt Hawrilenko Wins His First WSOP Gold Bracelet

2. Boston Poker Pro Wins $1 Million Cash Prize

3. On Eve of Main Event, Hawrilenko Wins Third-Largest Cash Prize of 2009 WSOP

 

The Champion

The 2009 World Series of Poker $5,000 buy-in Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em champion is Matt Hawrilenko, from Boston, MA.

Hawrilenko is a 27-year-old poker pro.

Hawrilenko is also known as “Hoss-TBF.”

Hawrilenko is 27-years-old. He is a graduate of Princeton University. He earned his degree in Public Policy Administration.

Prior to becoming a poker pro, Hawrilenko was an options trader. He worked for the Susquehanna Financial Group, which has fueled a number of highly-skilled former WSOP gold bracelet winners, including Bill Chen, Jay Sipelstein, Eric Brooks, Jerrod Ankenman, Matt Glanz, and Rep Porter.

This was Hawrilenko’s third final table appearance at this year’s WSOP.

Hawrilenki collected $1,003,218 for first place. He was also awarded his first WSOP gold bracelet.

This amounts to the third-highest first place prize at this year’s WSOP. Only the $40,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em event and the $50,000 buy-in HORSE event generated higher first place prizes.

Hawrilenko becomes the 131st “WSOP Millionaire” in history, which is defined as players who have won in excess

According to official records, Hawrilenko now has 1 win, 5 final table appearances, and 13 in-the-money finishes at the WSOP. His career WSOP earnings now total $1,288,948.

 

The Final Table / In-the-Money Finishers --

The final table included no former WSOP gold bracelet winners. This was the 17th final table at this year’s WSOP which guaranteed a first-time winner.

The runner up was Josh Brikis, from Pittsburgh, PA. He collected a very respectable $619,608 for second place.

Former WSOP gold bracelet finishers who cashed in this event included – Daniel Schreiber, Bill Edler, William Childs, David Chiu, Blair Hinkle, Davidi Kaiati, Ken Aldridge, Burt Boutin, Alex Kravchenko, Bill Chen, and Phil Hellmuth.

Phil Hellmuth’s 24th-place finish in this event was the 74th cash if his WSOP career. This ranks first on the all-time cashes list, which is Men “the Master” Nguyen’s 230th-place showing in this event gives him 65 cashes at the WSOP. This currently ranks second on the all-time list.

Odds and Ends

This was the fourth-largest prize pool of the 2009 WSOP.

The $5,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Six-handed championship attracted 928 entries. The total prize pool amounted to $4,361,600. The top 90 finishers collected prize money.

The tournament was played over three consecutive days.

The tournament officially began on Tuesday, June 29th, at 12 noon. The tournament officially ended on Friday, July 3rd, at 1:30 am.

Final Results

  Name Prize City State/Country
1 Hawrilenko, Matt $1,003,218 Boston MA
2 Brikis, Josh $619,608 Pittsburgh PA
3 Jaka, Faraz $400,525 San Jose CA
4 Keeton, Sean $269,983   United Kingdom
5 Wexler, Jonas $189,555 Southampton PA
6 Waxman, Matthew $138,393 Parkland FL
7 Kay, Robert $100,229 Greenside Netherlands
8 Schafer, Thorsten $100,229 Rodgan Australia
9 St Hilaire, James $72,446 Glen Burnie MD
10 Venovski, Alexander $72,446 Clermont FL
11 Mathews, Rory $52,295 Edinburgh United Kingdom
12 Conkright, John $52,295 Los Angeles CA
13 Guiglini, Aurelien $37,378 London United Kingdom
14 Feldman, Peter $37,378 Harper Woods MI
15 Katchalov, Eugene $37,378 New York NY
16 Calo, Frank $37,378 Liverpool NY
17 Zaichenko, Andrey $37,378 Moscow Russia
18 Milisits, Ryan $37,378 Pittsburg PA
19 Vanfleet, Jonathan $26,823 Austin TX
20 Vlastaris, Leandro $26,823 Las Vegas NV
21 Davis, Raymond $26,823 Bell CA
22 Chiu, David $26,823 Rowland Hgts CA
23 Hinkle, Blair $26,823 Columbia MO
24 Hellmuth, Phillip $26,823 Palo Alto CA
25 Nemirovsky, Dmitry $22,156   Russia
26 Deeb, Shaun $22,156 Troy NY
27 Roberts, Brent $22,156 Staten Island NY
28 Sheikh, Aurangzeb $22,156 Las Vegas NV
29 Seth, Anirudh $22,156 Las Vegas NV
30 Bonding, Lars $22,156 Las Vegas NV
31 Hackworth, Trevor $19,452 Bowling Green OH
32 Dicken, Darrel $19,452 Waterloo IA
33 Feklisov, Sergey $19,452 Moscow Russia
34 Raghavan, Ravik $19,452 Northbrook IL
35 Pan, Qinghai $19,452 Las Vegas NV
36 Childs William $19,452 Southern Pines NC
37 Shorr, Shannon $17,271 Birmingham AL
38 Edler, William $17,271 Las Vegas NV
39 Cao, Rui $17,271 Paris France
40 Martsev, Andrey $17,271 Saint Petersburgs Russia
41 Gorodetskiy, Ilya $17,271 Moscow Russia
42 Chen, William $17,271 Lafayette Hill PA
43 Ray, John $15,527 Bullard TX
44 LaGarde, Matthew $15,527 Salisbury MD
45 Boyd, Craig $15,527 Manchester MO
46 Stevenson, William $15,527 Palatine IL
47 Miner, William $15,527 Chicago IL
48 Templeton, Joshua $15,527 Cleveland TN
49 Timoshenko, Yevgeniy $13,957 Mukilteo WA
50 Paster, Jason $13,957 Hamilton NJ
51 Byrum, Jeremy $13,957 Rosenberg TX
52 Ventsko, Vladimir $13,957 San Francisco CA
53 Braband, Thomas $13,957 Oshkosh WI
54 Mizzi, Sorel $13,957 Toronto ON Canada
55 Dambrosia, Jeffrey $12,561 Henderson NV
56 Iacofano, Kevin $12,561 Las Vegas NV
57 Peters David $12,561 Findlay CH
58 DePalma, Wayne $12,561 Lakewood CO
59 Stothmann, Malte $12,561 Frankfurt Germany
60 Weinstein, Steven $12,561 Andes NY
61 Tehan, Joe $11,296 Las Vegas NV
62 Tach, Farukh $11,296 Rotterdam Netherlands
63 Bonomo, Justin $11,296 Las Vegas NV
64 Wetemans, Jasper $11,296 Amsterdam Netherlands
65 Russell, Warren $11,296 Delta BC Canada
66 Seepe, Udo $11,296 Unna Germany
67 Gargano, Anthony $10,162 Sterling Heights MI
68 Aguiar, Jonathan $10,162 Las Vegas NV
69 Childs William $10,162 Alexandria VA
70 Boutin, Burt $10,162 Henderson NV
71 Rosenblum, Russell $10,162 Las Vegas NV
72 Rusnak, Francis $10,162 Chicago IL
73 Entin, Jonas $10,162 Los Angeles CA
74 Schreiber, Daniel $10,162 San Diego CA
75 Coutroulis, Jeffrey $10,162 Tampa FL
76 Luu, Hieu $10,162 Riverside VCA
77 Rintala, Voitto $10,162 Helsinki Finland
78 Veldhuis, Alexander $10,162 Rotterdam Netherlands
79 Shei, Kenneth $9,159 Las Vegas NV
80 Severino, Jose $9,159 Panama City Panama
81 Kitai, Davidi $9,159 Brussels Belgium
82 Helppi, Juha $9,159 Helsinki Finland
83 Kravchenko, Alexander $9,159 Moscow Russia
84 Pinteric, Domen $9,159 Kamnik Germany
85 Jamshidi, Sirious $9,159 Broomall PA
86 Ramirez, Juan $9,159 Harlingen TX
87 Gaspard, Jean $9,159 Evanston IL
88 Nasvall, Andreas $9,159 Uppsala Sweden
89 Nyberg, Dean $9,159 Woodcroft Australia
90 Thiptinnakon, Phongthep $3,053 Downey CA
90 Aldridge, Ken $3,053 Pleasant Garden NC
90 Zink, Daniel $3,053 Bochum Germany

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