Phil Hellmuth extends his record to 12 WSOP Bracelets

  • 5 years have passed since Phil Hellmuth won his last bracelet. Actually, before WSOP 2012 all Hellmuth's Bracelet's were from No Limit Hold'em games while his last one comes from $2,500 Seven-Card Razz in WSOP 2012

  • You love him, you hate him.. The one and only Phil Hellmuth is surely one of the most controversial figures in poker that every one has an opinion on. His famous bursts on shows Poker After Dark, Late Night Poker, etc., his late entries to tournaments, his entries to WSOP dressed as Ceasar, etc. Everyone in poker has an opinion about Phil Hellmuth's character, but his achievements in poker leave no person guessing. In 2012 WSOP Hellmuth won already a 12th WSOP Gold Bracelet in his career and extended the lead buy two titles.

    Phil Hellmuth's 12th WSOP Bracelet

    5 years have passed since Phil Hellmuth won his last bracelet. Actually, before WSOP 2012 all Hellmuth's Bracelet's were from No Limit Hold'em games while his last one comes from $2,500 Seven-Card Razz in WSOP 2012. The game rewarded him $182,793 which was 4th money finish for Hellmuth in spectacularly successful 6 money-finish streak in 43 Annual WSOP . His longer streaks go back to 2006 and 2007 where Hellmuth cashed-in 8 times and 7 times consecutively.

    Actually, his wins are so fantastic, Hellmuth ranks No. 4 in All time World Series of Poker Money Finishes (Esfandiari, Gold and Trickett being the Top 3). Overall, in money finishes he ranks No.6.

    Hellmuth Records

    By the numbers of WSOP Bracelets Hellmuth is by far the leader with 12 pieces since 1989. The second-third are poker legends Johnny Chan (69) and Doyle Brunson (77) who both have 10 WSOP bracelets each. Hellmuth record is guaranteed to stay untouched for a while but it is guaranteed to be very exiting to see Johnny Moss (9 bracelets), Seidel (8 bracelets), Ivey (8 bracelets) and others to try to take down Hellmuth's record. Especially, with brand new WSOP Australia to be added to WSOP in Las Vegas as well as WSOP Europe.