Phil Hellmuth: A History of Each of His 17 Bracelets

Phil Hellmuth: A History of Each of His 17 Bracele...

This Sunday was a historic day for poker. Phil Hellmuth became the first man to win 17 World Series of Poker bracelets, raising his legend to unsurpassed heights. No one would have guessed that the 22-year-old, who finished fifth in the 1988 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo event, would play another 75 WSOP final tables (and counting…).

Well, here’s a recap of all the gold bracelets he won during his career, along with other fun facts.

Bracelet #1: WSOP $10K Main Event (05/19/1989)

  • Crowd: 178
  • Price: $755,000

Here it is The beginning of the legend. At 23, he became the youngest player to win the WSOP Main Event (surpassed by Peter Eastgate 19 years later). He did it after beating the legendary Chen Chun Sing. That day, Phil prevented Hellmuth from accomplishing a feat that no one had done before and probably never would again: win the WSOP Main Event for the third year in a row. The Orient Express came to a halt after winning titles in 1987 and 1988 and finishing runner-up in 1989. Indeed, on this day, one legend ended and another was born.

The beginning of a legend.

Bracelet #2: $5,000 LH (04/29/1992)

  • 88 submissions
  • Price $188,000

Three years later, he again brought posing with a bracelet. This time it’s a Limit Hold’em event. The field wasn’t huge, and thanks to a single challenge win over Steve Kopp, it’s still the least spectacular of all the Poker Brat bracelets.

Bracelet #3: $2.5,000 NLH (4/26/1993)

  • Number of submissions: 173
  • Price: $173,000

The following year, He returns for Wearing Another Gem. The final opponent for the third bracelet was Noli Francisco, possibly the greatest Filipino player of all time, who passed away a few years ago.

Bracelet #4: $1.5,000 NLH (04/27/1993)

  • Number of submissions: 284
  • Price: $161,400

Day 2 , Helmut won his fourth bracelet in the biggest match he has ever experienced. A single challenge win over Chris Chris Tsipralidis gave him another gem. But Phil is not satisfied…

Bracelet #5: $5,000 NLH (4/28/1993)

  • Number of submissions: 63
  • Price: $138,000

Day 2! Yes, as you read. Helmut shocked the world by winning the bracelet three days in a row. Three gold medals have the same number of days.

Bracelet #6: $3,000 PLO (03/05/1997)

  • Number of Submissions: 170
  • Price: $204,000

Dream Years After It took another four years before Helms got another bracelet. With this success, Phil Hellmuth won Limit, Pot-Limit and No-Limit to complete the Texas Hold’em Series.

Bracelet #7: $2,000 NLH (04/26/2001)

  • Submissions: 441 participants
  • Price: $316,550

In heads-up After defeating TJ Cloutier in the match, it was four years since the No. 7 bracelet.

Bracelet #8: $2.5,000 LH (04/28/2003)

  • Number of Submissions: 194
  • Prize Pool: $171,400

Limited Texas Hold’em became part of his collection. Another bracelet, of which there are currently 8, covering various Texas Hold’em specialties. It took nine years for this constant to be broken.

Bracelet #9: $5,000 NLH (05/17/2003)

  • Number of submissions: 398
  • Price: $410,860

Won’t work with 1993 though In contrast, 2003 was another stellar year for Hellmuth. He won two bracelets, the second of which had a very special note: Daniel Negreanu was defeated in a heads-up match. Erik Seidel took the podium of the tournament, with a trio of 16 bracelets: 8 Hellmuth, 6 Seidel, 2 Negreanu.

Bracelet #10: $1,000 NLH (07/25/2006)

  • Number of submissions: 754
  • Prize pool: $631,863

First and only A rebuy tournament for the Hellmuth bracelet. The mode was discontinued shortly after the WSOP and was only partially re-enabled via the reentrant mode. With this jewel, Phil joins the ranks of Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan, the only individuals with double-digit jewel totals at the time.

Bracelet #11: $1.5,000 NLH (11/06/2007)

  • Quantity Submitted: 2628
  • Price: $637,254

Bracelet #11 Let Phil beat Brunson and Chan for the most jeweled player at the WSOP.

Bracelet #12: $2.5,000 RAZZ (10/6/2012)

  • Number of submissions: 309
  • Price: $182,793

23 years Finally, the first No Hold’em bracelet came out after winning the Razz Championship. One day five years ago, no jewels were won.

Bracelet #13: WSOP Europe €10,000 Main Event (April 10, 2012)

  • Number: 420
  • Prize Pool: €1,022,376.

Same year, different continents. Perhaps one of his greatest conquests. The WSOP Europe Main Event is considered the toughest tournament in the world because it is rarely played by casual players.

In addition, his victory at the Casino Barrière in Cannes will go down in history, in part because he set another unparalleled record: Phil is the first and only WSOP and WSOPE Main Event players.

The only player to win both the US and European WSOP Main Events.

BRACELET #14: $10,000 RAZZ (08/06/2015)

  • Number of submissions: 103
  • Prize pool: $271,105

Looking for more bracelet, Hellmuth decided to enter another RAZZ tournament and won again. crackle!

Bracelet #15: NLH buy-in $5,000 (06/11/2018)

  • Number of submissions: 452
  • Price: $485,082

This time He was victorious in the Turbo Championship. Steven Wolansky couldn’t stop Helmus from continuing his legacy.

Bracelet #16: $1.5K Unlimited 2-7 Low Profile Sweepstakes (October 17, 2021)

  • Number of Submissions: 272
  • Price: $84,951

Hellmus himself said he had researched a subject extensively and the world’s first post-pandemic bracelet soon came out. The victory took him 30 years: “In that match, I lost twice in heads-up, once to Billy Baxter and once to John Juanda. “

Bracelet 17: $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold’em (02/07/2023)

  • Participants: 642
  • Prize Pool: $803,818

Hellmuth’s The final and most recent bracelet was won this Sunday

in a one-day tournament that lasted more than 16 hours

but ended after an early morning and one-handed heads-up . Against

Justin Zaki

. Before that, however, he had beaten monsters like Phil Ivey, who finished sixth. In addition to the bracelet, Phil took home more than $808,000.

Phil Hellmuth with his 17th bracelet.

Fun Facts About Helms

  • His Bracelet-Winning Specialties: 5 (No-Limit Hold’em, Pot-Limit Hold’em, Limit Hold’em, Razz, No-Limit 2 -7 Lowball Draw)
  • WSOP Final Table: 75
  • WSOP ITM: 180
  • Year with most WSOP bracelets: 1993 (3)
  • Year with most WSOP final tables: 1992 (5)
  • Maximum period without a WSOP bracelet: 1,826 days, from June 11, 2007 to June 10, 2012.


Phil Hellmuth: A History of Each of His 17 Bracele...

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