2011 WSOPE Main Event Champion
Elio Fox (New York, USA)
No poker player played a bigger role nor gave a more masterful performance on the Cote d'Azur than Elio Fox
, from New York City.
He won the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship, which came to a rousing conclusion late Thursday at Hotel Majestic Barrière,
in Cannes, France. For his victory, Fox collected a whopping $1,927,310 in prize money. He also received the most-cherished prize in the game of poker - his first WSOP gold bracelet.
World Series of Poker Europe
is on the move in 2011. For the first time, WSOPE will be contested in Cannes, France from October 7-20, 2011 with seven gold bracelets on the line.
Yes, that Cannes. The one with the famous Cannes Film Festival and the popular beachside vacation resorts flocked to by Hollywood stars and honeymooners alike.
This is the ultimate poker vacation and poker players are sure to enjoy their stay whether they are working at the tables, or sitting tableside at some of the most renowned restaurants in France.
In addition to the 7 official gold bracelet events, a total of 51 other events are crammed into the two-week schedule, promising poker players of all levels non-stop action throughout their trip.
ESPN will provide global television coverage of the Main Event, and WSOP.com will live stream each of the official gold bracelet events.
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