McKeehen ’13 Wins World Series of Poker Main Event

By Christopher Sarachilli | November 11, 2015

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The poker world has a new champion.

Joe McKeehen ’13 won the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which concluded on Nov. 11. He bested a field of 6,420 players to take home the top prize of $7.6 million and the coveted WSOP bracelet during the ESPN-televised event.

In the final hand, McKeehen’s A-10 beat Josh Beckley’s pocket fours when a 10 came on the flop.