Will Durkee

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William Durkee
Will Durkee.jpg
Durkee, after winning the $2,000 No Limit Hold'em event at the 2007 World Series of Poker
Residence Pittsburgh, PA
Born c. 1983 (age 33–34)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 7
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 1

William Durkee (born c. 1983) is a graduate student at the Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois . He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2005 with a degree in economics. He graduated with "Honorable Mention All-American" honors in wrestling and "Academic All-American."

In 2007, he won a World Series of Poker bracelet in the $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em event, Later that year, Durkee finished 13th in the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, earning £38,010 ($76,542).[1]

As of 2008, Durkee has earned over $750,000 in live tournament play.[1] His seven cashes at the WSOP account for $715,422 of those winnings.[2]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2007 $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em $566,916


  1. ^ a b Butt, Robert. "William Durkee – results". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  2. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com