Event #46 of the 2010 World Series of Poker has finished up and the winner of the event was Chris Bell. The event saw 284 players posting the $5,000 buy-in which created a total prize pool of $1,334,800. Bell would play well but would find himself the short stack during final table play. He would have to grind his way back to gain more chips to make it to heads up play. Of course the pro did just that and managed to win his first career WSOP bracelet.
When final table play began it wouldn’t be long before the first casualty. Jeremy Harkin would be the first to go after he went all in on the big blind. He would be called by Bell. Bell showed A-6-4-3 and Harkin showed A-Q-10-5. The board fell J-4-4-7-5 and Harkin would be eliminated in ninth place.
Eighth place would go to Perry Green after he decided to go all in and was called by Erik Seidel. Green showed J-J-6-4 while Seidel held A-J-J-8. The board fell A-Q-10-9-4 and Green would be out in eighth place.
Rob Hollink would find himself eliminated in seventh place after he went all in and was called by Joe Ritzie. Hollink held A-K-6-4 and Ritzie held A-7-4-3. The board fell 9-7-2-8-9 and Hollink was out in seventh place.
Leif Force would be eliminated in sixth place after he went all in on the big blind. Force was called by Dan Shak and the board showed Q-9-3-K-5. Shak held K-K-2-5 and Force held A-7-9-K which was not enough to stay in the competition.
Fifth place would go to Erik Seidel when he went all in against Joe Ritzie. The board read K-7-4-K-Q and with A-Q-6-2 Ritzie was able to beat Seidel hand of A-J-5-4 and send him packing in fifth place. Fourth would go to Joe Ritzie as he went all in against Dan Shak. Shak showed A-J-8-2 while Ritzie showed 10-9-3-2. The board fell J-7-6-5-7 and Ritzie was out in fourth place.
Third would go to David Ulliott after he went all in against Bell. Bell showed A-Q-8-4 while Ulliot showed A-10-5-3. The board ran out Q-J-3-2-7 which gave Bell the hand and Ulliot was out in third place. This would leave Bell and Shak to compete in heads up play.
On the final hand of play Bell would hold the chip lead and Bell would eventually move all in. Shak would call. Shak showed A-9-8-7 while Bell held K-10-9-8. The board ran out K-8-2-K-9 and Bell would have the hand and his first WSOP bracelet of his career.
1. Chris Bell — $327,040
2. Daniel Shak — $202,142
3. David Ulliott — $150,925
4. Joe Ritzie — $113,444
5. Erik Seidel — $85,800
6. Leif Force — $65,311
7. Rob Hollink — $50,014
8. Perry Green — $38,549
9. Jeremy Harkin — $29,886