Eli Balas

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Eli Balas
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)24
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)2
Information accurate as of 8 August 2009.

Eli Balas is an Israeli professional poker player, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Balas has won 3 bracelets at the World Series of Poker (WSOP). He has also finished 2nd in 5 WSOP preliminary events.

Balas finished on the television bubble, which was 7th place, for the inaugural World Poker Tour (WPT) event and made two final tables of the Ultimate Poker Challenge.

As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,300,000. His 24 cashes at the WSOP account for $1,148,041 of those winnings.[1]

WSOP Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1992 $1,500 Omaha 8 or better $122,400
1999 $5,000 Limit Hold'em $220,000
2004 $2,500 Limit Hold'em $174,440


  1. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings Archived August 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, worldseriesofpoker.com

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