Vaswani wins first bracelet

Updated: July 9, 2007, 2:46 AM ET
By ESPN Poker Club

In the only limit hold 'em shootout of the 2007 WSOP, 37-year-old professional poker player Ram Vaswani won his first bracelet on Thursday. Vaswani had multiple close finishes at the WSOP including five final tables and 13 cashes, but his win adds to his already impressive career both in Europe and in the U.S.

The London-based "Crazy Horse" earned $217,438 for the win and celebrated the victory with a fellow countryman Andy Ward who came in second place.

Other notable finishers include Victor Ramdin (ninth), Isabelle Mercier (24th), Tony Cousineau (30th) and William Chen (31st).

Below are the complete results for Event 53 of the 2007 WSOP:

Results: Event 52 | Event 54

Buy-in: $1,500
Prize Pool: $982,800
Entries: 720
Places paid: 72

1. Ram Vaswani, $217,438
2. Andy Ward, $412,816
3. Anh Van Nguyen, $83,538
4. David Mosca, $58,968
5. Ishak Noyan, $31,450
6. Sondre Sagstuen, $19,656
7. David Baker, $12,776
8. Rayvenia Puckett, $9,582
9. Victor Ramdin, $6,634
10. Brian Haveson, $6,634
11. Gerald Rhodes, $6,634
12. Bryan Spadaro, $6,634
13. Thomas Tyszkiewicz, $6,634
14. Todd Keikoan, $6,634
15. Danny Noam, $6,634
16. Bret Winograd, $6,634
17. Tam Hang, $6,634
18. Marwan Abdelal, $6,634
19. George Lind, $6,634
20. Noah Boeken, $6,634
21. Nick Goodall, $6,634
22. Mitar Kalezic, $6,634
23. Imani Dariush, $6,634
24. Isabelle Mercier, $6,634
25. Pal Herleth, $6,634
26. Jason Newburger, $6,634
27. Sven Bertolla, $6,634
28. Peter Smurfit, $6,634
29. Diego Cordovez, $6,634
30. William Jensen, $6,634
31. Anthony Cousineau, $6,634
32. William Chen, $6,634
33. Roy Winston, $6,634
34. Craig Fishman, $6,634
35. Stephen Buchanan, $6,634
36. Shawn Buchanan, $6,634
37. Jeffrey Segal, $6,634
38. Jakob Elbaz, $6,634
39. Jason Sagle, $6,634
40. Andreas Hagen, $6,634
41. Andre Boyer, $6,634
42. Terrence Chan, $6,634
43. Joe Tehan, $6,634
44. Andreas Krause, $6,634
45. Jim Feldhouse, $6,634
46. Steven Bibi, $6,634
47. Marek Kolk, $6,634
48. Ayaz Mahmood, $6,634
49. Jean Gaspard, $6,634
50. Michael O'Malley, $6,634
51. Ali Lari, $6,634
52. Steven Mitchell, $6,634
53. Randall Witt, $6,634
54. Barbara Lewis, $6,634
55. Dave Kerrigan, $6,634
56. William Cogan, $6,634
57. Bradley Lisson, $6,634
58. Thomas Brabham, $6,634
59. Joe McGowan, $6,634
60. Dominic Ford, $6,634
61. Matthew Matros, $6,634
62. Matrin Rowland, $6,634
63. Michael Mizrachi, $6,634
64. Andreas Hoivold, $6,634
65. Odette Tremblay, $6,634
66. Mike Purdy, $6,634
67. Thomas Blizniak, $6,634
68. Bob Donahue, $6,634
69. Robert Stevanovski, $6,634
70. Hooman Nikzad, $6,634
71. John Magill, $6,634
72. Vincent Colleta, $6,634

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