He didn’t get his 14th WSOP bracelet but every time Phil Hellmuth makes a final table it turns into an event.
There was a steady trickle of casual poker fans into Crown Casino today who wanted to see Hellmuth make a run at 14 or at least heckle him a bit along the way.
Hellmuth was his usual expressive self at the table and laughed, berated, complained and finally shook everyone’s hand at the final table.
Unlike stone-cold Phil Ivey or emotion-less Mike McDonald, Hellmuth puts on a show at a final table. It’s unique experience and the Poker Brat didn’t disappoint during his fourth-place finish in Event 7: $2,200 6-Max at the 2014 WSOP APAC.
“I just care so much!” he said during the final table. “I want to win so badly!”
You can tell.
Here’s a photo journal of his entire final table including a minor blow up and his elimination: