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Former prop player wins first bracelet

Event 6 | Event 8

In the "Keikoan bracelet race" (between brothers Matt and Todd), it was Matt who came out on top after Event 7. The former prop player and now professional poker player earned his first bracelet in the $2,000 no-limit hold 'em event and earned $550,529.

At 40, Keikoan is no stranger to success at the WSOP. With six career cashes, including a 63rd-place finish in the 2007 main event, Keikoan has over $730,000 in WSOP winnings.

Other notable finishers in this event include Shannon Shorr (second), Theo Tran (fourth) and J.C. Tran (seventh).

Below are the complete results from Event 7 of the 2008 World Series of Poker:

Event 7: No-limit hold 'em
Buy-in: $2,000
Entries: 1,592
Prize pool: $2,897,440
Places in the money: 153

1 -- Matt Keikoan -- $550,529
2 -- Shannon Shorr -- $349,142
3 -- Carter Gill -- $228,898
4 -- Theo Tran -- $191,231
5 -- Chris Bjorin -- $155,013
6 -- Mihai Manole -- $123,141
7 -- J. C. Tran -- $94,167
8 -- Alex Bolotin -- $72,436
9 -- Mike Lisanti -- $50,705
10 -- Manelic Minaya -- $33,321
11 -- Yan Chen -- $33,321
12 -- Thong Tran -- $33,321
13 -- Timothy Taft -- $26,077
14 -- Issam Abbas -- $26,077
15 -- Dustin Woolf -- $26,077
16 -- Darren Nelson -- $18,833
17 -- Scott Montgomery -- $18,833
18 -- Keith Carter -- $18,833
19 -- Richard Monroe -- $14,487
20 -- Shawn Hattem -- $14,487
21 -- Philip Siegel -- $14,487
22 -- Bon Phan -- $14,487
23 -- Paulson Kai -- $14,487
24 -- Nancy Todd Tyner -- $14,487

25 -- Larry Gurney -- $14,487
26 -- Derek Harrington -- $14,487
27 -- Andre De Montesquiou -- $14,487
28 -- Nick Romano -- $11,590
29 -- Rocco Pace -- $11,590
30 -- Mathias Kuerschner -- $11,590

31 -- Jeffrey Neuman -- $11,590
32 -- Pawel Andrzejewski -- $11,590
33 -- Joe Cutler -- $11,590
34 -- Phil Collins -- $11,590
35 -- Michael Scott -- $11,590
36 -- Joe Brandenburg -- $11,590
37 -- Robert Ackerman -- $8,692
38 -- Christopher Wiggins -- $8,692
39 -- Mark Calzadillas -- $8,692
40 -- Robert Thies -- $8,692
41 -- Eric Liu -- $8,692
42 -- John Chadwick -- $8,692

43 -- James Campbell -- $8,692
44 -- Jonathan Tare -- $8,692
45 -- Robert Morgan -- $8,692
46 -- Ryan Franklin -- $7,823
47 -- Steven Etoch -- $7,823
48 -- Fred Goldberg -- $7,823
49 -- Brent Roberts -- $7,823
50 -- Unknown player -- $7,823
51 -- Claudio Fonseca -- $7,823
52 -- Kian Kiarash -- $7,823
53 -- Tyler Hamade -- $7,823
54 -- Lina Olofsson -- $7,823
55 -- Joshua Schiffman -- $6,954
56 -- Neil Scott -- $6,954
57 -- Rohn Schutsky -- $6,954
58 -- Hansu Chu -- $6,954
59 -- Ronald Brunstrom -- $6,954

60 -- Rob Salomon -- $6,954
61 -- Mike Plesa -- $6,954
62 -- Kurosh Dejgosha -- $6,954

63 -- John Myung -- $6,954
64 -- Jason Somerville -- $6,374
65 -- David Gent -- $6,374
66 -- Thang Duc Nguyen -- $6,374

67 -- Norman Gautron -- $6,374
68 -- William Mietz -- $6,374
69 -- Steven Mclaughlin -- $6,374
70 -- Aaron Dolgin -- $6,374
71 -- AJ Martin -- $6,374
72 -- Matt Lichtie -- $6,374
73 -- Douglas Bruce -- $5,795
74 -- Greg Rahn -- $5,795
75 -- Jeff Sherid -- $5,795
76 -- Robert Georato -- $5,795
77 -- Jim Paluszek -- $5,795
78 -- M Chou -- $5,795
79 -- Bryan Barrile -- $5,795
80 -- Candido Pondo -- $5,795
81 -- Jim Meehan -- $5,795
82 -- Dan Stir -- $5,215
83 -- Thomas Keller -- $5,215

84 -- Stephen Ladowsky -- $5,215
85 -- Kevin O'Boyle -- $5,215
86 -- Remy Biechel -- $5,215
87 -- Craig Crivello -- $5,215
88 -- Justin Clark -- $5,215
89 -- Duane Ahmu -- $5,215
90 -- Durwood Murray -- $5,215
91 -- Jamie Robbins -- $4,636
92 -- Marvin Liang -- $4,636
93 -- Leo Wolpert -- $4,636
94 -- Calen McNeil -- $4,636
95 -- Derek Tomko -- $4,636
96 -- Sabyl Landrum -- $4,636
97 -- Scott Sitron -- $4,636
98 -- Michael Ellis -- $4,636
99 -- Hung Le -- $4,636
100 -- Casey Coughlan -- $4,056

101 -- Antonio Bueti -- $4,056
102 -- Cal Namihira -- $4,056
103 -- Derek Dempsey -- $4,056
104 -- Scott Castelluccio -- $4,056
105 -- Michael Bernstein -- $4,056
106 -- Marc Bergida -- $4,056
107 -- David Bogner -- $4,056
108 -- Noah Garden -- $4,056
109 -- Jeff Schlicht -- $4,056
110 -- Gary Wright -- $4,056
111 -- Kevin Kim -- $4,056
112 -- Tim Frazin -- $4,056
113 -- Sean Hennette -- $4,056
114 -- Young Cho -- $4,056
115 -- Mark Stubbs -- $4,056
116 -- Hien Tran -- $4,056
117 -- Derek Feldman -- $4,056
118 -- Michael Cappetta -- $4,056
119 -- Michael Castelli -- $4,056
120 -- Liya Gerasimova -- $4,056
121 -- Doug Robinett -- $4,056
122 -- Romik Vartzar -- $4,056
123 -- Thad Smith -- $4,056
124 -- Chris Moorman -- $4,056
125 -- Luke Vrabel -- $4,056
126 -- Norman Shapiro -- $4,056
127 -- Zak Gilbert -- $3,477
128 -- Eric Hicks -- $3,477
129 -- Danny Ryan -- $3,477
130 -- Jeff Littlefield -- $3,477
131 -- Patrick Arnold -- $3,477
132 -- Christopher Kolesnikoff -- $3,477

133 -- Richard Cleveland -- $3,477
134 -- Quoc Nguyen -- $3,477
135 -- Mike Ferrante -- $3,477
136 -- Unknown player --$3,477
137 -- Robert McLaughlin -- $3,477
138 -- Justin Young -- $3,477
139 -- Paul Ephremsen -- $3,477
140 -- Evan Schwartz -- $3,477
141 -- Redmond Lee -- $3,477
142 -- Leif Force -- $3,477
143 -- Jeff Magid -- $3,477
144 -- Aaron Kanter -- $3,477
145 -- Phillip Liou -- $3,477
146 -- Randy Pfeifer -- $3,477
147 -- Darrin Fisher -- $3,477
148 -- Chad Bradbury -- $3,477
149 -- Brandon Blake -- $3,477
150 -- James Peters -- $3,477
151 -- Jesse Roehling -- $3,477
152 -- Jean-Philippe Matte -- $3,477
153 -- Sarah Bilney -- $3,477