Andy Bloch has finally gone and done it – one of the longest top contenders for ‘best poker player to never win a WSOP bracelet’ – can now be struck off the losers list. And lets be honest, the WSOP never really starts until a famous or in this case use to be famous, poker player wins a Bracelet.
The WSOP 2012 is well and truly out of its starting blocks and is go!
Andy Bloch – one of the old school and original TV poker stars – is also famous for being part of the infamous MIT Blackjack Team back in the old days. Leading to his banning from certain Casinos in Europe such as Monaco and even in Las Vegas for the non illegal activity of Blackjack card counting.
Andy from the Bloch
Andy Bloch was slow out of the blocks on the Final Table that had David Williams and Barry Greenstein on it, with David Williams amassing a large chip lead before Bloch went Heads Up with Greenstein.
Andy Blochs Blackjack card counting skills would have helped him greatly when play this $1,500 buy in Seven Card Stud tournament and Bloch easily won the Heads Up battle, the WSOP Event 7 Bracelet and $126,363.
Will Andy’s first WSOP Bracelet change him? Will Bloch now stop wearing his trademark cowboy hat?
But don’t be fooled by the WSOP Bracelet that he’s got, he is still Andy from the Bloch.