Poker News: Ausmus, Wheeler, and Cowen Win 2021 World Series of Poker Events

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The World Series of Poker continues to march on with all sorts of big events happening left and right. With the 2021 WSOP main event just ended, we’ll recap some of the other recents winners at the biggest poker tournament of them all.

Ausmus Wins Third World Series of Poker Bracelet

Fans were hoping to see what could have been a legendary heads-up battle in the 2021 World Series of Poker $50,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha high roller but it never came to fruition. That’s because Jeremy Ausmus emerged victorious at the final table. With three people remaining, fans were already getting excited. Ausmus was next to Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu, but overcame both of them to win what is his third gold bracelet.

Along with the bracelet he picked up $1,188,918 in earnings. That cash was enough to get his career tournament earnings up to $10,270,009.

Ausmus picked up 816 Card Player Player of the Year points in addition to the money and the gold bracelet. The points were enough to get him up to 25th place in the current standings. He also snagged 700 PokerGo Tour points, to move him into the top 20 on the leaderboard.

Wheeler Claims World Series of Poker Deepstack Victory

Surprisingly, even the best poker players in the world have boxes that are still unchecked. That was exactly the case here in regards to Jason Wheeler, who has added another trophy to his illustrious collection at the WSOP this week.

Wheeler is an established poker professional who has played for over 12 years now but still had never won a World Series of Poker bracelet. That all changed when he entered into the $800 no-limit hold’em deepstack event and came away as the winner.

Wheeler, a man who already has over $4 million in career tournament earnings, admitted to wanting to collect a gold bracelet for years now. He briefly talked about his runner-up finish at the WSOP 12 years ago and that he has wanted to win one ever since then. Now he finally has one.

Outside of the golden bracelet, Wheeler managed to pick up $204,274 for his first-place finish in the event. Julian Velasquez was the runner-up here, winning a little less at $126,252.

Cowen Wins Omaha Six-Max Event at the World Series of Poker

It was a great win for Robert Cowen at the 2021 WSOP as he took down an Omaha tournament. Cowen decided to test his luck out in the $3,000 pot-limit Omaha six-max event and overcame a field of 496 other entries to emerge victoriously. The win was able to net him roughly $280,916 along with his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet. This huge victory also comes just a few days after he finished 39th during the $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event. That event saw him bring in an additional $163,000. Bringing his career total up to $444,816 in live tournament earnings.

Cowen said that he has been watching these types of events for around 15 years now and has dreamt of owning one of the iconic bracelets for a long time. It must be an incredible feeling to finally come out on top here.

Robert Emmerson was unable didn’t climb the mountain but he did finish as the runner-up in the event and earned himself $173,613. Rounding out the top three was Uri Reichenstein with their $116,106 payday.