"Kill Phil" author wins first bracelet

Updated: July 4, 2007, 8:56 PM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

Since 1982 you could find Blair Rodman in Las Vegas gambling on one thing or another. Rodman, a professional gambler, has visited the WSOP for the last 25 years, and on Sunday, he won his first bracelet in the $2,000 no-limit hold 'em event.

Rodman arrived at the final table sixth in chips but managed to survive and take a decisive chip lead when play became two-handed. His opponent then regained the lead, and in a three-hour, heads-up, see-saw battle, Rodman eventually won the bracelet.

In addition to playing high-stakes golf and blackjack, Rodman wrote "Kill Phil", a poker strategy book which explains strategies to take on the best players in the world.

Other notable finishers include Roland de Wolfe (sixth), Joe Pelton (seventh), TJ Cloutier (17th) and Jennifer Tilly (30th).

Below are the complete results for Event 47 of the 2007 WSOP:

Results: Event 46 | Event 48

Buy-in: $2,000
Prize Pool: $3,709,160
Entries: 2,038
Places paid: 198

1. Blair Rodman, $707,898
2. Amato Galasso, $448,808
3. Klein Bach, $289,314
4. Anna Wroblewski, $192,876
5. Steve Crawford, $135,384
6. Roland De Wolfe, $98,293
7. Joe Pelton, $74,183
8. David Schnettler, $55,637
9. Mark McKibben, $42,655
10. Lance Ingram, $33,012
11. Matt Smith, $33,012
12. Brandon Palm, $33,012
13. Keegan O'Brien, $29,302
14. Jason Cooke, $29,302
15. Errol Blazys, $29,302
16. Wayne Philpot, $25,593
17. TJ Cloutier, $25,593
18. Jaydee Bade, $25,593
19. Kuong Lu, $21,884
20. Donald Nicholson, $21,884
21. Sang Kim, $21,884
22. Ryan Dersch, $21,884
23. Ulises Roman, $21,884
24. Khong Ng, $21,884
25. Gary Bogdanski, $21,884
26. Pontus Khosravi, $21,884
27. Matthew Mauldin, $21,884
28. Lynne Mitchnick, $18,546
29. Sean LeFort, $18,546
30. Jennifer Tilly, $18,546
31. Eugene Todd, $18,546
32. Nickolas Frangos, $18,546
33. Mike Chiapetta, $18,546
34. Huai Zhang, $18,546
35. Marcello Delgrosso, $18,546
36. Steven Chung, $18,546
37. Jess Ravich, $15,578
38. Srindan Greenberger, $15,578
39. Phillip Russo, $15,578
40. Noah Boeken, $15,578
41. Peter Horenstein, $15,578
42. Chad Hancock, $15,578
43. Shane Matyias, $15,578
44. David Singer, $15,578
45. Raymond Chan, $15,578
46. John Tobias, $12,982
47. Bundhit Intachai, $12,982
48. Andreas Hagen, $12,982
49. Steven Etoch, $12,982
50. Jeppe Mikkelsen, $12,982
51. Arkadiy Tsinis, $12,982
52. Jeff Siler, $12,982
53. John Parker, $12,982
54. Christopher Page, $12,982
55. Ali Eslami, $10,571
56. Michael Westmoreland, $10,571
57. Cesar Romero, $10,571
58. Ben Yerushalaim, $10,571
59. Ken Merrick, $10,571
60. Brian Kaplan, $10,571
61. David Chiu, $10,571
62. Rafael Furst, $10,571
63. Stephen Ladowsky, $10,571
64. Scott Zakheim, $8,717
65. Leo Wolbert, $8,717
66. Raymond Davis, $8,717
67. John Roveto, $8,717
68. Ron Faltinsky, $8,717
69. Bryan Buonocore, $8,717
70. Martin Perez, $8,717
71. Michelle Lam, $8,717
72. Richard Toth, $8,717
73. Maria Alvarez, $7,233
74. Jose Edralm, $7,233
75. Dominic Ford, $7,233
76. John Harris, $7,233
77. Christinel Dumitru, $7,233
78. William Franceshine, $7,233
79. John Espisto, $7,233
80. Jordan Morgan, $7,233
81. Justin Shronk, $7,233
82. Parris Holmes, $6,120
83. George Abdallah, $6,120
84. Michael Tureniec, $6,120
85. Scott Derrickson, $6,120
86. Todd Elwood, $6,120
87. Kevin Currey, $6,120
88. Keven Stammen, $6,120
89. Jason Campbell, $6,120
90. Chris Bonita, $6,120
91. Rehne Pedersen, $5,378
92. Rosemary Schwartzhoff, $5,378
93. Tom McEvoy, $5,378
94. Jae Lim, $5,378
95. Ganesh Rao, $5,378
96. Domenico Scalamogna, $5,378
97. John Vlassis, $5,378
98. Patrick Heneghan, $5,378
99. Jogi Karamshi, $5,378
100. David Redlin, $4,822
101. Alan Snow, $4,822
102. Reggie Cardiel, $4,822
103. Robert Williams, $4,822
104. Ross Tyler, $4,822
105. Kevin Hildebrand, $4,822
106. Scott Bohlman, $4,822
107. John Spadavecchia, $4,822
108. Zachary King, $4,822
109. Jan Svendesen, $4,822
110. Matt Molinari, $4,822
111. Kirk Morrison, $4,822
112. Peter Mendelsohn, $4,822
113. David Greenberg, $4,822
114. Richard Stephen, $4,822
115. Kaan Becer, $4,822
116. Steven Black, $4,822
117. William Rothstein, $4,822
118. Doug Baird, $4,822
119. James Mutchler, $4,822
120. Jason Levine, $4,822
121. Luis Bedowitz, $4,822
122. William Beasley, $4,822
123. Andrew Hart, $4,822
124. Denny Lee, $4,822
125. Bao Pham, $4,822
126. Robert Taylor, $4,822
127. Jakob Brekken, $4,451
128. Marco Lurigo, $4,451
129. Benjamin Hamnett, $4,451
130. Issac Haxton, $4,451
131. Zlantan Musa, $4,451
132. Alan Myerson, $4,451
133. An Vuong, $4,451
134. Ly Le, $4,451
135. Bruce Williams, $4,451
136. Santeri Valikoski, $4,451
137. Jonathan Gray, $4,451
138. James Mackey, $4,451
139. Garrett Crane, $4,451
140. Efrain Lopez, $4,451
141. Timothy Stearns, $4,451
142. Rob Sterken, $4,451
143. Kenneth Anderson, $4,451
144. George Pierce, $4,451
145. Dylan Hartung, $4,451
146. Kevin McBride, $4,451
147. Eric Rabelas, $4,451
148. Simon Ford, $4,451
149. Albert Penkalski, $4,451
150. Michael Marquez, $4,451
151. Nick Binger, $4,451
152. Daragh Brangan, $4,451
153. Paul Carroll, $4,451
154. Terry Ballew, $4,451
155. Michael Mizrachi, $4,451
156. Tim Seidensticker, $4,451
157. Jeffrey Lim, $4,451
158. David Bailey, $4,451
159. James Gorham, $4,451
160. Roy Cooke, $4,451
161. Giovanni Massa, $4,451
162. Ali Zayeu, $4,451
163. Daniel Saad, $4,080
164. Alex Veldhuis, $4,080
165. Tom Smith, $4,080
166. Michael Souza, $4,080
167. Jason Welch, $4,080
168. Lawrence Solins, $4,080
169. Derek Fink, $4,080
170. William Zulager, $4,080
171. Lorne Dubrowsky, $4,080
172. Arsenio Deguzman, $4,080
173. Rene Angelil, $4,080
174. Michael Bech, $4,080
175. Joseph Minialoff, $4,080
176. Thomas Standring, $4,080
177. Timothy Davey, $4,080
178. Michael Musella, $4,080
179. Jerome Bradpiece, $4,080
180. Georgina Salinas Torres, $4,080
181. Marco Johnson, $4,080
182. Hal Havlisch, $4,080
183. John Galbraith, $4,080
184. Don Dizon, $4,080
185. James Rouse, $4,080
186. Rahul Chaudhari, $4,080
187. Nevio Nicolich, $4,080
188. Martin Feijo, $4,080
189. Peter Rho, $4,080
190. Michael Bertolini, $4,080
191. Lee Fama, $4,080
192. Robert Milakovic, $4,080
193. Eduardo Gil, $4,080
194. Peter Levine, $4,080
195. Robert Smith, $4,080
196. Joakim Anjou, $4,080
197. Matthew Bolsvert, $4,080
198. Shane Pacheco, $4,080

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