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Vasilis Lazarou

Vasilis Lazarou
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 18
Highest ITM
Main Event finish

Vasilis Lazarou is a Greek-American professional poker player who has won two bracelets at the World Series of Poker. He is mainly a seven card stud player but has also cashed in tournaments in other poker games as well.

He was born in Greece and now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Poker Career

Lazarou first cashed in the WSOP in 1990 and also won his first bracelet that year in the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event, winning a cash prize of $158,400 in addition to the title.

He won his second bracelet in the 1997 WSOP, in the $2,500 Seven Card Stud tournament, earning $169,000. Later in the same WSOP, Lazarou came close to winning a third bracelet in the $5,000 Seven Card Stud event, but was defeated by Australian professional poker player, Mel Judah, who has also won two World Series of Poker bracelets in seven card stud tournaments.

As of 2012, Lazarou has total tournament winnings over $700,000. His 18 cashes at the World Series of Poker account for $575,144 of that total.

World Series of Poker Bracelets

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1990 $1,500 Seven Card Stud $158,400
1997 $2,500 Seven Card Stud $169,000

External links

  • Hendon Mob Profile [1]
  • WSOP Profile [2]
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