This fall, Phil Hellmuth received his record-breaking 16th World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. Shaun Deeb won his sixth, but he said on Doug Polk’s Tuesday show that he will one day exceed the “Poker Brat.” . Deeb, who is always a contender for WSOP Player of the Year, faces an uphill road to reach his ambitious ambition. He’s already 35, but he informed Polk that he only intends to live until he’s 55. Deeb was named Player of the Year in 2018 and has won all five of his bracelets since 2015. Few players compete in more WSOP tournaments each year than he does, and he has stated that he will continue to do so in the future. And, of course, he’s a fantastic poker player who can go all the way in every event. But, given the difficulty of the assignment, why is he so confident?
When asked why he’s so confident, Deeb answered, “I’m just better in small-field events .” “Phil is talented in many areas, but that isn’t one of them.”
In October, Hellmuth earned his 16th bracelet, giving him three since 2015, two fewer than Deeb. He’ll probably slow down a little in the following decade, now that he’s 57. If he adds a couple more bracelets over the next 10-12 years, he’ll be around 19-20 years old. It’s anyone’s guess if he’ll be able to keep winning bracelets into his 70s after that.
Deeb was named Player of the Year in 2018 and has won all five of his bracelets since 2015. In October, Hellmuth earned his 16th bracelet, giving him three since 2015, two fewer than Deeb. Deeb will have roughly 19 total bracelets. If he keeps going at this rate until he reaches the magical age of 55. Players may earn bracelets on WSOP.com and GGPoker throughout the year. Addition to live tournaments in Las Vegas and Europe. The “Poker Brat” holds the record for having the most bracelets in history, at six. Deeb could keep hammering it for the next 5, 10, or 20 years and still be a long way behind him. In fact, Hellmuth’s performance at the WSOP in 2021 was possibly his finest ever.