Richburg gets richer

Updated: June 13, 2007, 1:45 PM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

Two years and two bracelets. James Richburg, winner of the 2006 razz event at the WSOP, earned his second bracelet by winning the $2,500 HORSE tournament on Monday.

With 382 entrants, this is believed to be the largest HORSE tournament in history and was also the longest tournament of 2007 WSOP to date. After two long days, play on the third day went 13 hours and concluded at about 3:00 am.

As expected due to the nature of HORSE, the final table of this event was filled with big names. Tom Schneider (the winner of Event 5), Chris Bjorin (owns two WSOP bracelets), and Robert Mizrachi (eight WSOP cashes) were three of the big players going for the coveted bracelet Monday night.

Richburg, originally from Alabama, now has seven cashes in his career. He has won nearly half a million dollars at the World Series since his first cash in 1991 and spends his days managing his investments.

Below are the complete results of Event 16 ($2,500 HORSE) of the 2007 WSOP:

Results: Event 15 | Event 17

Buy In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $878,600
Entries: 382
Places paid: 40

1. James Richberg, $238,881
2. Walter Browne, $131,445
3. Chris Bjorin, $83,249
4. Tom Schneider, $54,769
5. Ali Eslami, $42,501
6. Robert Mizrachi, $31,985
7. Herb Van Dyke, $24,536
8. Harry Kazazian, $17,964
9. Alexandra Vuong, $12,181
10. Darrell Dicken, $12,181
11. Tim Fu, $11,129
12. Stephen Graboski, $11,129
13. Jeffrey Burdsall, $10,077
14. John Hoang, $10,077
15. Matt Russell, $9,026
16. Thayer Rasmussen, $9,026
17. Mike DeMichele, $7,974
18. John Gale, $7,974
19. David Botton, $7,974
20. Jason Sagle, $7,974
21. Blair Rodman, $7,974
22. Art Adams, $7,974
23. David Chiu, $7,974
24. Robert Goldfarb, $7,974
25. Cyndy Violette, $6,923
26. Tom Weidman, $6,923
27. Abraham Laveaga, $6,923
28. Dr. Kegal, $6,923
29. David Rheem, $6,923
30. John D'Agostino, $6,923
31. David Williams, $6,923
32. Roger McDow, $6,923
33. Lawrence Birke, $5,871
34. Greg Mascio, $5,871
35. Toto Leonidas, $5,871
36. Andrew Goetsch, $5,871
37. Allen Green, $5,871
38. Peter Brownstein, $5,871
39. Eugene Todd, $5,871
40. David Grey, $5,871

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