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Connor Berkowitz Wins Lucky Sevens Event at WSOP

Published by on July 7, 2015

Connor Berkowitz won the penultimate event at this year’s World Series of Poker, the Lucky Sevens Event and in the process took home $487,784. The event drew a field of 4,422 players creating a prize pool of $3,095,400.

This was the first ever Lucky Sevens Event at the WSOP and the top 468 players got paid. This was Berkowitz’s first ever WSOP cash and only his second tournament played.

“This is like a dream for me,” said Berkowitz. “I’m speechless. I literally don’t know what to say other than this is a dream come true. It’s every poker player’s dream. To all my friends and family who [were] watching, that was huge for me. Knowing they were rooting for me really made me want to win even more.”

Here are the finals standings:

Finish Player Name Prize POY Points
1 Connor Berkowitz $487,784 660
2 John Armbrust $301,615 550
3 David Yu $217,173 440
4 Jeff Dobrin $160,496 330
5 Faraz Jaka $119,606 275
6 John Gallaher $89,890 220
7 John Zimmerman $68,098 165
8 Matt Matros $52,033 110
9 Massimo Mosele $40,085 55
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