Edler celebrates first WSOP victory

Updated: July 4, 2007, 8:59 PM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

"The Stunning One" Bill Edler has been around the tournament circuit for years, and he finally has his first WSOP Bracelet. On Saturday, Edler wrapped up the final table of the $5,000 no-limit hold 'em six-handed event, earning $904,672.

The final table was one of the more star-packed tables of the WSOP so far. Although Edler entered the final table last in chips, he was able to overcome Alex Bolotin, Erik Friberg, Greg Pohler, Dutch Boyd and Gioi Luong. On the final hand, Edler was able to come from behind with A-10 against Bolotin's A-Q for the victory. Comebacks seemed to be Edler's theme for the tournament, and one time he'll never forget.

"To a professional poker player, this is the Holy Grail," Edler said.

Edler was cheered on by Gavin Smith, Erick Lindgren and Chris Bell throughout the entire final table.

Other notable finishers include David Daneshgar (ninth), Tony Guoga (10th), Ram Vaswani (14th), Dustin Woolf (15th) and Phil Hellmuth (31st).

Below are the complete results for Event 45 of the 2007 WSOP:

Results: Event 44 | Event 46

Buy-in: $5,000
Prize Pool: $3,421,600
Entries: 728
Places paid: 78

1. William Edler, $904,672
2. Alex Bolotin, $504,686
3. Erik Friberg, $345,582
4. Greg Pohler, $232,669
5. Russ Boyd, $169,369
6. Gioi Luong, $110,860
7. Thierry van den Berg, $83,145
8. Emil Patel, $83,145
9. David Daneshgar, $58,852
10. Antanas Guoga, $58,852
11. Raj Sawant, $34,558
12. Danny Noam, $34,558
13. Raja Kattamuri, $27,031
14. Ram Vaswani, $27,031
15. Keith Lehr, $27,031
16. Dustin Woolf, $27,031
17. Lance Allred, $27,031
18. Philip Galfond, $27,031
19. Theodore McCollom, $21,898
20. Billy Gazes, $21,898
21. Rene Mouritsen, $21,898
22. Mark Vos, $21,898
23. Nick Van Newkirk, $21,898
24. Greg Pierson, $21,898
25. John Racener, $16,766
26. Vandy Krouch, $16,766
27. Mike Guttman, $16,766
28. Nick Schulman, $16,766
29. Matt Brady, $16,766
30. Robert Bright, $16,766
31. Phil Hellmuth, $13,344
32. Eugene Katchalov, $13,344
33. Mikko Pispala, $13,344
34. Francois Balmigere, $13,344
35. Joe McGowan, $13,344
36. Axel Holm, $13,344
37. Alex Prendes, $11,291
38. Joe Beevers, $11,291
39. Mark Muchnik, $11,291
40. Stephen Deetz, $11,291
41. Morgan Machina, $11,291
42. Kush Patel, $11,291
43. Sam Grizzle, $9,238
44. Jamie Gold, $9,238
45. Roland De Wolfe, $9,238
46. Nestor Martinez, $9,238
47. Scott Clements, $9,238
48. Men Nguyen, $9,238
49. Justin Bonomo, $8,212
50. Michael Hewitt, $8,212
51. Aaron Been, $8,212
52. Robert Glenn, $8,212
53. Gary Philipchuk, $8,212
54. Allen Cunningham, $8,212
55. Jordan Smith, $7,185
56. Emanuele Carboni, $7,185
57. Tony Hachem, $7,185
58. Jeffrey Aiani, $7,185
59. Frank Blumlem, $7,185
60. Daniel Santaro, $7,185
61. Gary Horn, $6,159
62. Nicolas Levi, $6,159
63. Douglas Temmer, $6,159
64. Victoria Coren, $6,159
65. Christian Oman, $6,159
66. Tobey Maguire, $6,159
67. Kyle Bowner, $6,159
68. Peter Madsen, $6,159
69. Jim Rumptz, $6,159
70. Jim Pittman, $6,159
71. Will McHahan, $6,159
72. Michael Erikson, $6,159
73. Chris McCormack, $6,159
74. Jonas Entin, $6,159
75. Johan Storakers, $6,159
76. Mark Bartlog, $6,159
77. Ezra Teitelbaum, $6,159
78. Gregg Merkow, $6,159

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