|Residence||Bismarck, ND|
November 14, 1971 |
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
Mitch Schock is an American professional poker player. He won his first World Series of Poker bracelet at the 2011 World Series of Poker where he made three final tables and has had at least five in the money finishes in each of the last three World Series of Poker (WSOP). Upon winning his first bracelet after several years of trying, he was quoted in the The Bismarck Tribune as comparing poker with farming saying "some years are better than others."
World Series of Poker
His first in the money finish was a 477th place finish in the 2005 5619-player $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship (2005 Main Event) Event 42 for a prize of $14,135. His first final table was an 8th place finish at the 2009 359-player $1,500 Seven Card Stud Event 16 for a prize of $13,373. He believes himself to be the only bracelet winner from North Dakota.
|2011||$2,500 Pot Limit Hold 'em/Omaha||$310,225|
At the 2011 WSOP, he finished in 1st place finish, which earned him his first bracelet, at the 606-player $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha/Hold'em Event 39 for a prize of $310,225,
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- "ND man wins World Series of Poker bracelet; Bismarck's Mitch Schock also takes $310,225 prize". Daily Journal. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- "2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker: No-Limit Hold'em Championship (Event 42)". WSOP.com. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- "2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker: Seven Card Stud (Event 16)". WSOP.com. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- Bradley, Lance (2011-06-25). "WSOP Bracelet Winner Profile: Mitch Schock". Bluff Magazine. Retrieved 2011-07-09.
- "2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker: Event #39: Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha". WSOP.com. Retrieved 2011-06-30.