Ernest Bennett (poker player)

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Ernest Bennett
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Ernest Bennett at the 2007 World Series of Poker.
ResidenceEncino, California
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)2
Highest ITM
Main Event finish

Ernest Bennett is a 55-year-old retired owner of a laundry chain in southern California. In 2007, he won a World Series of Poker bracelet in the $1,000 World Championship Seniors No Limit Hold'em. One must be at least 51 years of age in order to participate in a Seniors event. The 2007 event set a record of 1,882 entries; this bypassed the previous record of 1,184 by more than 30 percent.

As of 2008, Bennett has tournament winnings of over $500,000.[1]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2007 $1,000 World Championship Seniors No Limit Hold'em $348,423