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Old 07-12-2018, 09:21 AM   #1
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Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Thought that news was pretty sick and worth a little thread.
Regardless of what we might think of the man himself (bad/good for the game, a douchy or touching personnality etc...) the accomplishment is here.
What you guys think of that?
Can anyone follow his path or are the bracelet races getting less prestigious in this post-modern era of the pokhar?
He has to be at very least the WSOP goat.
BTW, loved how he was in full love and empathy mode toward the man he bought in next year ME. Honestly felt like it was genuine. Might be a level regarding his public image.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:07 AM   #2
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Post pictures of your thai gf. If no, cant believe you.
PS: nice level tho
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:14 AM   #3
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

I believe his first WSOP was in 1988. The guy plays most events now so lets say in the 30 years he has been playing he has averaged 40 WSOP events per year. That would be 1,200 WSOP tourney's he has played. He has 134 cashes. 11% cash rate. Nothing special
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:33 AM   #4
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I believe his first WSOP was in 1988. The guy plays most events now so lets say in the 30 years he has been playing he has averaged 40 WSOP events per year. That would be 1,200 WSOP tourney's he has played. He has 134 cashes. 11% cash rate. Nothing special
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:51 AM   #5
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I believe his first WSOP was in 1988. The guy plays most events now so lets say in the 30 years he has been playing he has averaged 40 WSOP events per year. That would be 1,200 WSOP tourney's he has played. He has 134 cashes. 11% cash rate. Nothing special
Do you think there has always been 60 events a year, or even 40?
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:56 AM   #6
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Mustard up that boat and take it for a spin Phil!
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:00 AM   #7
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

in an other topic, how much of himself do you think PH is playing for in the BOFOD? more or less than 10%?
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:00 AM   #8
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Do you think there has always been 60 events a year, or even 40?
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:04 AM   #9
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

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I believe his first WSOP was in 1988. The guy plays most events now so lets say in the 30 years he has been playing he has averaged 40 WSOP events per year. That would be 1,200 WSOP tourney's he has played. He has 134 cashes. 11% cash rate. Nothing special
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:14 AM   #10
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I believe his first WSOP was in 1988. The guy plays most events now so lets say in the 30 years he has been playing he has averaged 40 WSOP events per year. That would be 1,200 WSOP tourney's he has played. He has 134 cashes. 11% cash rate. Nothing special
There were 11 open event in 1988 (I don't think Hellmuth played a lot that first year), 14 open events in 1990 and it was all the way up to 15 in 1999.

And I'm not even sure Hellmuth is playing more than half the events right now. He takes a lot of days off.

I think it's closer to 600 wsop tourneys by being generous.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:14 AM   #11
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Just 15? He played 500+ wsop tourneys, and if it wasn't for luck, he would won them all

pfff start a thread when he wins at least 50
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:17 AM   #12
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Magico de blanco!
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:32 AM   #13
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We're only on page 1 and this thread is already a crapshow.
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:14 PM   #14
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Markup goes to 2.0 next year
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:26 PM   #15
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:58 PM   #16
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Apparently he's now won 9 bracelets (joint most) before the Moneymaker boom and 6 bracelets (joint most) since the Moneymaker boom. Say what you want about some of his antics, and everyone seems to have an opinion about him, but his record is the stuff of legends!
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Old 07-12-2018, 01:58 PM   #17
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Phil Hellmuth is one of the worst poker players who get's lucky once in awhile. The majority of his bracelets comes from WSOP's that had thin fields.
Stop confusing luck with skill. Player' s will go on sick heaters, but everything reverts back to the mean.

Please stop giving Phil Hellmuth any attention. He's one of the worst poker personalities at the table and what he did to the amateur fireman was despicable. Anyone who defends Phil needs a reality check. He's all about himself and arguably the most egotistical, delusional, self-centered person I've seen.

I'm just scratching the surface. I could go on with the UB fiasco, ripping off backers blinding/anteing out, throwing tantrums after every bad beat. Let him bust into obscurity.
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:12 PM   #18
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:14 PM   #19
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best ever no debate
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:22 PM   #20
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what field sizes? less than 180 player Stars sit and go?
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:30 PM   #21
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Re: Phil Hellmuth wins his 15th WSOP gold bracelet

Is this the first 500+ entry WSOP bracelet Phil's won?
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:31 PM   #22
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best ever no debate
Agreed, he's the best ever at small field WSOP events.
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Is this the first 500+ entry WSOP bracelet Phil's won?
He won a bracelet in a 2007 $1.5 NLHE with 2628 entries.
He also won a bracelet in a 2006 $1k Rebuy with 754 entrants and 1691 rebuys.
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:53 PM   #24
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Phil Hellmuth is one of the worst poker players who get's lucky once in awhile. The majority of his bracelets comes from WSOP's that had thin fields.
Stop confusing luck with skill. Player' s will go on sick heaters, but everything reverts back to the mean.
He's won 6 bracelets post-Moneymaker boom (plus another 2 bracelets during Moneymaker's year of 2003).

Lisandro has also won 6 post-2003 bracelets, but every one was either in a Stud event or overseas PLO event, all of which had small fields. Ivey has won 6 post-2003 bracelets, again almost all in small field mixed-game events.
No one else can match even his recent success.

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There is officially no God
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