2024 55th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 14, 2024 to Sunday, June 16, 2024

Event #39: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em (8-Handed)

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $8,451,750
  • Entries: 177
  • Remaining: 0


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:04 AM Local Time
Blake Battaglia Captures Gold In Horseshoe Hammond Main Event

Blake Battaglia - Horseshoe Hammond Main Event Champ - And Squad

Hammond, Indiana (October 24, 2017) – Blake Battaglia is the World Series of Poker Circuit’s most recent Main Event Champion. The Chicago-area poker player conquered Event #10: $1,675 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event at his home-field casino, Horseshoe Hammond, winning a debut gold ring.

“It hasn’t hit me yet. It’s unreal,” said Battaglia, following his momentous score.

The staggering, Main Event purse left Battaglia in awe when all was said and done. On top of the golden hardware, Battaglia was awarded a WSOP cash of $332,020 for his triumph.

Three long days of cards was what it took for Battaglia to realize his accomplishment. Along the way, as is with all poker tournaments, there were some ups and downs, but Battaglia remained on the up side throughout... READ MORE
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