WASSUP '09: The First Bracelet
May 29, 2022

The first event of the 40th Annual World Series of Poker presented by Jack Link's Beef Jerky, has officially completed with casino employee Andrew Cohen taking down the first bracelet, along with a top prize worth $83,833.

Cohen, a bartender, outlasted more than 860 players to win the $500 buy-in, casino employees only event, including such well known industry players as Ty Stewart, Jack McClelland and Marsha Waggoner.

The final table finish results for Event #1 of the 2009 WSOP were as follows:

1st.  Andrew Cohen- $83,833

2nd.  Paul Peterson- $51,787

3rd.  Casey Kuhn- $33,923

4th.  Grant Yasui- $23,483

5th.  Dulay Elpidio- $17,127

6th.  Robert Rooney- $13,125

7th.  John Mcavoy- $10,545

8th.  Ferdinand Boleski- $8,865

9th. Sam Porter- $7,782

For more information on the 2-day casino employees only event check out for updates, payouts and relevant news links provided by Bluff Magazine.

Story by Mark Anderson

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