Billirakis becomes youngest to win bracelet

Updated: June 5, 2007, 11:34 AM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

With Jamie Gold reciting the most famous line in poker, "Shuffle up and deal," the 2007 World Series of Poker was under way at the Rio. With a field full of household names, it was Steve Billirakis, only ten days past his twenty-first birthday, who grabbed the first bracelet of the Series in Event 1, the $5,000 Mixed Game World Championship.

Billirakis had to defeat a very tough final table which included Greg "FBT" Mueller (second), Steve Paul-Ambrose (fourth), Fred Berger (fifth), Kirk Morrison (seventh), and Jon Turner (eighth).

Results: Event 3

Below are the complete results of Event 1 of the 2007 WSOP:

Buy In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $2,119,700
Entries: 451
Places paid: 45

1 -- Steve Billirakis -- $536,287
2 -- Greg (FBT) Mueller -- $328,554
3 -- Anthony George -- $218,329
4 -- Steve Paul-Ambrose -- $146,259
5 -- Fred Berger -- $108,105
6 -- Roger McDow -- $84,788
7 -- Kirk Morrison -- $63,591
8 -- Jon Turner -- $46,633
9 -- John Younger -- $33,915
10 -- Phuong Tran -- $22,257
11 -- Stephen Buchanan -- $22,257
12 -- Michael Martin -- $22,257
13 -- Brett Richey -- $20,137
14 -- Paul Snead -- $20,137
15 -- Joe Tehan -- $20,137
16 -- Thong Tran -- $18,017
17 -- John Kroshus -- $18,017
18 -- Louis (Lou) Werman -- $18,017
19 -- Matthew Gianetti -- $15,898
20 -- Art Duncan -- $15,898
21 -- Pat Pezzin -- $15,898
22 -- Jason Mann -- $15,898
23 -- Jorge Arias -- $15,898
24 -- Hieu Ngoc (Tony) Ma -- $15,898
25 -- Todd Keikoan -- $15,898
26 -- Jason Strasser -- $15,898
27 -- David Grey -- $15,898
28 -- Ali Eslami -- $13,778
29 -- Mark Teltscher -- $13,778
30 -- Lonnie Heimowitz -- $13,778
31 -- Johnny Chan -- $13,778
32 -- Aaron Kanter -- $13,778
33 -- Frank Sasey -- $13,778
34 -- Van Hung -- $13,778
35 -- Andreas Walnum -- $13,778
36 -- Joe Brandenburg -- $13,778
37 -- Alex Bolotin -- $11,658
38 -- Todd Brunson -- $11,658
39 -- Emad Bastawros -- $11,658
40 -- Sirous Baghchehsaraie -- $11,658
41 -- Millie Shiu -- $11,658
42 -- Mark Gregorich -- $11,658
43 -- Thomas Koral -- $11,658
44 -- Stuart Rutter -- $11,658
45 -- Cyndy Violette -- $11,658

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