A Proud Winner of Six Prestigious WSOP Championship Bracelets
From his hometown in the bright and colorful city of Las Vegas in Nevada, Layne Flack took the 39th Annual World Series of Poker by storm and won his sixth overall WSOP championship bracelet. Famous for the nickname ‘Back to Back Flack’ after a couple of WSOP titles in 2002, he has already accomplished a total 19 money finishes from past WSOP events. Additionally, his overall WSOP earnings now stand at $2,268,357, which made him one of the most successful players under the series.
The career of Flack under the World Series of Poker started in 1998, when he competed in the $2,000 No-Limit Holdem event of the 29th Annual WSOP. After a brilliant start, he finished at the top of the event by grabbing the second place that won him $133,000. In 1999, he already won his first WSOP championship bracelet by topping the Pot Limit Holdem event of the 30th Annual WSOP, which included a prize of $224,400. At the 31st Annual WSOP in 2000, he finished third overall at the $5,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event for the prize of $59,400.
In 2002, Flack achieved the best performance of his highly outstanding professional poker career after winning two consecutive poker tournaments at the 33rd Annual World Series of Poker. At the $2,000 No-Limit Holdem, be bagged the top spot for a $303,880 cash prize. After several days, he suited up at the $1,500 No-Limit Holdem and won the top prize for the competition valued at $268,020. During that season, he also played at the $1,500 No-Limit Deuce to Seven Lowball poker tournament, finishing 14th overall with a $1,560 pot prize. After a stunning year, Flack made another impressive feat after he finished the 34th Annual World Series of Poker with another back-to-back championship.
At the $2,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event, he won the top place as well as the top prize of $119,260. On the other hand, he also won the top place at the $1,500 Limit Holdem Shootout event with a $120,000 pot prize. In addition to these two WSOP championship bracelets, he also played at the $5,000 No-Limit Holdem event where he finished at a decent ninth place and $11,800. After his second back-to-back World Series of Poker championships, Flack performed consistently well at different exciting WSOP events in 2005, 2006, and 2007. In 2008, Flack was able to capture his sixth World Series of Poker championship bracelet at the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event of the 39th Annual WSOP. Aside from the grand $577,725 prize, he was also able to elevate his status amongst all the best professional poker players in the world.