LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poker star Phil Hellmuth says his latest World Series of Poker top finish extending his record wins among all-time card-playing greats is dedicated to his friend, the late Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg.
Hellmuth won his 14th tournament bracelet early Tuesday, Poker88 (click for more info
) placing him four ahead of poker's other iconic winners Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and Phil Ivey.
The World Series of Poker reports Hellmuth says he plans to give the bracelet to Goldberg's family. Goldberg died last month in a treadmill accident while he was on vacation in Mexico with his wife, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg.
Hellmuth's win in the $10,000 buy-in razz championship event adds $271,105 to his lifetime World Series of Poker winnings, bringing it to nearly $12.8 million total. Razz is a variation of seven-card stud poker.