Kahle Burns Wins WSOP Europe €2,500 Short Deck


A week back, Kahle Burns had no WSOP bracelets in his precious jewelry situation. He’s now the proud owner of 2. The Australian poker pro took down the WSOP Europe €2,500 Short Deck No-Limit Hold’em tournament for €101,834 on Friday.

A few days earlier, Burns shipped his first WSOP title in the €25,500 Platinum High Roller No-Limit Hold’em for €596,883. He came close to winning a bracelet in Las Vegas back in July however shed heads-up to Anuj Agarwal in the $10,000 No-Limit Hold ’em 6-Handed Occasion. That paid $389,832.

What a Week for Kahle Burns

If Kahle Burns isn’t on your list of leading 100 gamers worldwide, possibly you should reconsider. He’s been an up-and-comer on the high-stakes gambler circuit the past year and also a half.

Some might recall he was at the facility of a minor poker debate throughout a 2018 Mid-States Casino poker Trip event at Venetian in Las Vegas. Burns finished in 3rd area to poker power pair Alex Foxen and also Kristen Bicknell. Several really felt the couple played soft versus each other to prevent Burns from ending up in the top two.

Kahle still earned $120,000 in that event after rejecting to cut three-handed. Regardless of the accusations some on social media sites made, Burns never implicated his challengers of playing soft against each other. And also there was no proof that they did, just complaints mostly from Twitter giants.

Burns handled that situation with class and also, maybe the great karma paid off for him today. He’s now won 2 bracelets in simply 4 days after never having formerly won one. He is the third gamer this year to win two bracelets, signing up with Robert Campbell as well as Asi Moshe.

Short Deck Brings Out the Best Players

None of the Player of the Year contenders – Robert Campbell, Daniel Negreanu, or Shaun Deeb – cashed in the €2,500 Short Deck event. But a number of big name players finished in the money, including Phil Ivey, who busted in 18th place for €5,228.

John Cynn, the 2018 WSOP Main Event champion, held the chip lead with 16 players left. He couldn’t, however, continue his run good, and was eliminated in 11th place (€6,505).

Kahle Burns had to defeat a formidable opponent heads-up to win the bracelet. He beat Manig Loeser, one of Germany’s top pros, to ship the shiny gold piece of jewelry. Loeser took home €62,929 and is still searching for his first bracelet despite 64 career WSOP cashes.

Other notables who finished in the money in this 179-player tournament: Pierre Neuville (seventh for €10,939), Benny Glaser (ninth for €8,322), Ryan Riess (21st for €4,323), and Tony G (27th for €1,841).

Final Result Event #13: €2,500 Short Deck No-Limit Hold’em

Place Winner Country Prize (in EUR) Prize (in USD)
1 Kahle Burns Australia €101,834 $112,835
2 Manig Loeser Germany €62,929 $69,727
3 Felix Schulze Germany €42,233 $46,795
4 Federico Anselmi Italy €29,027 $32,163
5 Vladimir Peck United States €20,444 $22,652
6 Oshri Lahmani Israel €14,764 $16,359
7 Pierre Neuville Belgium €10,939 $12,121


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