Jeff Lisandro Wins AgainPublished on 2009-06-25 04:48:53
A few years ago, many of the top pros openly wondered when Jeff Lisandro would win his first World Series of Poker bracelet.
Prior to the 2007 World Series of Poker, Lisandro was considered to be one of the best poker players in the world without a WSOP bracelet.
He had millions of dollars in lifetime tournament cashes. He regularly played in the biggest cash games in the world. He had the respect of his peers.
But he didn't have a World Series of Poker bracelet.
That all changed in 2007, when Jeff was able to take down his first bracelet in the $2k Seven Card Stud event.
In 2009, Lisandro has gone on an absolute tear, and now possesses four World Series of Poker bracelets.
He started things off by taking down the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event for $124k.
Then, just a few short days later, he won again, this time in the $10k Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo World Championship.
Tonight, he won yet again, this time in the $2,500 Razz event.
The final table of the $2,500 Razz event wasn't even close - Lisandro possessed a commanding chip lead for basically the entire table, and knocked out four of the final table participants himself.
Lisandro made short work of Michael Craig in heads-up play to secure his fourth bracelet.
The victory vaults Lisandro to the top of the WSOP POY leaderboard. This is also his sixth cash of the 2009 World Series of Poker.
Lisandro's three bracelets this year will end up making him an unbelievable amount of money in bracelet and POY side bets. From what I have heard, Lisandro was heavily involved in side bets this year, and stands to profit handsomely when the Series comes to a close.
Jeff Lisandro joins Puggy Pearson, Phil Hellmuth, Ted Forrest and Phil Ivey as the only players to ever win three World Series of Poker bracelets in one year.
Congratulations to Jeff Lisandro on his unbelievable performance and fourth WSOP bracelet.
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