David Benefield


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $1,543,351  

WSOP Bracelets: 0
WSOP Cashes: 21
WSOP Earnings: $1,527,547

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 1
Circuit Earnings: $15,804

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Resides: New York City, NY

• Twitter Handle: @DWBenefield
• Known throughout the internet poker world as "Raptor"
• Went back to school after playing poker for five years to study philosophy and classical literature. In May 2015, he finished college after 11 years in undergrad.
• His poker ambition is to win the main event
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #68: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/9/2016 699th $17,232
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #10: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$1,500 buy-in
6/8/2016 42nd $7,025
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #2: The COLOSSUS II - $565 No-Limit Hold'em
$565 buy-in
6/2/2016 1755th $1,183
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #68: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/8/2015 725th $15,000
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #56: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo
$5,000 buy-in
6/27/2015 12th $30,492
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #37: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/17/2015 22nd $22,057
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #16: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
$1,500 buy-in
6/5/2015 510th $3,928
2014/2015 WSOP Circuit - CHOCTAW DURANT (Dallas/Oklahoma)
Event #11A/B: $1,675 Main Event
$1,675 buy-in
1/16/2015 20th $15,804
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
6/13/2014 10th $30,267
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #62: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/6/2013 8th $944,650
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #38: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em 4-Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/21/2013 41st $5,253
2012 World Series of Poker Europe
MAJESTIC SUPER HIGH ROLLER WITH RE-BUYS
€51,000 buy-in
10/2/2012 8th €115,000
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #3: 3,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em / Pot-Limit Omaha (512 player max)
$3,000 buy-in
5/29/2012 7th $28,409
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #46: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/27/2011 20th $35,377
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #35: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed
$5,000 buy-in
6/20/2011 38th $11,652
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29: $2,500 10-Game Mix 6-Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/16/2011 15th $10,246
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #26: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/14/2010 20th $18,612
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
6/8/2010 6th $135,718
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #15: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em
$5,000 buy-in
6/6/2009 14th $35,341
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #54: 10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/3/2008 73rd $77,200
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #50: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/29/2008 10th $53,721
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #1: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/30/2008 13th $41,360
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$1,500 buy-in
6/7/2007 76th $2,824

 

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