2011 Retrospective – Part 6

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2011. December 28.
In the sixth part of our end-of-the-year retrospective, we revise what happened in June, 2011.
June

Jake Cody won the WSOP $25,000 Heads-Up Championship event. The 22 years old British pro earned over $850,000 and joined Gavin Griffin and Roland de Wolfe as the only Triple Crown (a WPT title, an EPT title and a WSOP title) winners on earth.

Want to read more on Cody’s victory? Click here.

Although Phil Hellmuth was in the lead for most the WSOP $10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball finale, John Juanda eventually came back in the heads-up and won the event with an excellent game.

Phil Hellmuth
Phil Hellmuth

Want to read more on Juanda defeating Hellmuth? Click here.

Phil’s second chance to grab his 12th WSOP bracelet came with the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low event. Ultimately, however, he lost the heads-up once again, this time to Eric Rodawig.

Want to read more on WSOP Event #33? Click here.

American pro Jason Mercier won the WSOP #35 $5,000 PLO 6-max event. He had won one in 2009 as well.

Want to read more on Mercier’s win? Click here.


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