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Eli Elezra enshrined into the 2021 Poker Hall of Fame
 

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Today, the World Series of Poker enshrined veteran poker professional Eli Elezra into the 2021 Poker Hall of Fame. The long-awaited induction ceremony was held in tandem with day two of the Main Event Final Table and the Hall of Fame Bounty tournament at Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Originally hailing from Israel, Eli Elezra has several notable tournament wins including four World Series of Poker gold bracelets - earning his fourth and latest career bracelet in 2019. Elezra, better known as Mr. Vegas, claimed the win in Event #20 $1,500 Seven-Card Stud at the 2019 WSOP. His triumphant win in the four-day event earned him an illustrious career high of $93,766, leaving him with a lifetime career total of $2,620,198.

“I want to start by thanking all current living members of the Poker Hall of Fame for their kindness in selecting me to be bestowed with this honor,” said 2021 Poker Hall of Fame Inductee, Eli Elezra. “It feels so surreal to be back on the felt and playing with some of poker’s most influential players in person throughout this year’s tournament. I am so excited to take home this achievement today and look forward to the 53rd annual World Series of Poker tournament in just a few short months.”

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